Dr. Julie Hussin is an IVADO assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal, and FRQS Junior 1 researcher. She leads the bioinformatics group OMICS at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI). Julie is trained in computational biology, with a strong interest in population genetics, biomedical research and deep learning methods.
Before coming to the MHI, she was a Human Frontiers postdoctoral fellow in Peter Donnelly‘s group at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, and a visiting fellow at the McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre. From 2009 to 2013, she did her Ph.D. with Philip Awadalla at Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre.