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Prof. Steve Scherer Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Canada

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Biography

Steve Scherer is a Senior Scientist and Director of the Centre for Applied Genomics at the Hospital for Sick Children and a Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics at the University of Toronto. His research includes understanding the composition of the human genome for studies of genetic disease. Recent work... read morecharacterizes structural and copy number variation in the human genome, and examines the role genetics has in autism. Dr. Scherer has won numerous honors such as the prestigious Steacie Prize in the Natural Sciences and Canada's Top 40 Under 40 Award. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Chair of Genome Canada's Science and Industry Advisory Board, and Council Member of the Human Genome Organization.