MRCCT Governance

MRCCT Governance

Director of the Center: Dr Silvia Vidal
Associate Director: Dr Philippe Gros


Executive Board Membership

The MRCCT Executive Board Committee members include representatives from the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Sciences and the Vice-Principal of Research and Innovation.

- Vice-Principal, Research & Innovation: Dr. Martha Crago
- Vice-Dean, Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine: Dr. Sylvain Baillet
- Director, MRCCT: Dr Silvia Vidal
- Associate Director, MRCCT: Dr Philippe Gros
- Active members of the MRCCT: Danielle Malo and Dr Jörg Fritz
External members:
- Genome Centre: Dr David Langlais
- MUHC: Dr Salman Qureshi
- School of Computer Science: Dr. Jérôme Waldispühl
- Human Genetics: Dr Jacek Majewski
- Graduate student: Jamie Kim and Mathieu Mancini
- Post-doctoral fellow: Jérémy Postat


Clinical Advisory Committee

The Clinical Advisory Committee will seek out for opportunities to expand the links the Center with the clinical arena, and in turn will promote Center activities at the McGill University Health Center.

-Physician-in-Chief, McGill University Health Centre: James G Martin MD, DSc
-Director, Infectious Disease Susceptibility Program, MUHC: Donald C Vinh, MD
-Department of Medicine, MUHC: Dr Ines Colmegna


Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board is composed of members of the Executive Board, and 2-3 external renowned international experts in genetics/genomics of infections and inflammatory conditions.

-Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD / St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, Rockefeller University
-David Adams, PhD /Experimental Cancer Genetics (Leader, Mouse Genomes and Mouse Genetics projects), Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
-Monica J. Justice, PhD / Head and Senior Scientist Genetics & Genome Biology, University of Toronto
-Phil Barker, PhD / Scientific Director, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute
-John Orlowski, PhD / Prof, Department of Physiology, McGill University
-Tim Geary, PhD / Director, Institute of Parasitology, McGill University