Speaker Jacques Corbeil
Jacques Corbeil holds the prestigious Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Medical Genomics. He focuses on using bioinformatics and machine learning to interpret complex genomics and metabolomics data. This helps assist in diagnosis, prognosis, and determining responses to treatment. Dr. Corbeil employs cutting-edge techniques like high throughput mass spectrometry and next-generation sequencing. His research explores how infectious microbes interact with hosts, the effects of antibiotics, and designing drugs to target cancers. He specializes in integrating omics data and big data analytics for infectious diseases and cancer. His team also works on the microbiome and how our nutrition impacts it. Dr. Corbeil partners with the industry to improve processes and implement AI strategies. He operates at the interface of computer science and omics.