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CANSSI Ontario Research Day

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Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street

Robert B. Salter Auditorium

Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

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The CANSSI Ontario Research Day aims to highlight Ontario population-level data available to researchers.

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Join CANSSI Ontario on Thursday, March 5, 2020 for the CANSSI Ontario Research Day at the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning in Toronto.

Schedule At-a-Glance

10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Presentations by researchers from ICES, CANUE, CPTP, and the CLSA about population-level data available to researchers in Ontario and about big discoveries being made with it.

12:30 - 2:00 pm - Population Data Expo | Lunch

2:00 - 3:30 pm - Panel discussion with leading Canadian experts debating the personal and clinical utility of

Genetic Risk Scores: Are they ready for Prime Time?

Introduction

Stephen Scherer, Senior Scientist; Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children

Experts

Robert Hegele, Distinguished University Professor and Director of London Regional Genomics Centre, Robarts Research Institute, and University of Western Ontario

Ruth McPherson, Director, Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre and the Lipid Clinic, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Steven Narod, Senior Scientist and Director, Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit, Women's College Research Institute

Andrew Paterson, Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children

Closing Remarks

Melanie Woodin, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto

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Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street

Robert B. Salter Auditorium

Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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