Lisa J. Strug Ph.D., M.Sc.
The Hospital For Sick Children
|Lisa Strug is a Senior Scientist in the Program in Genetics and Genome Biology at The Hospital For Sick Children Research Institute, Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Toronto, and Associate Director of The Centre for Applied Genomics. Strug was trained in biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Toronto, and trained in statistical genetics at Columbia University in the City of New York. After two years on faculty at Columbia University in the Biostatistics department, Dr. Strug joined the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children to lead the Cystic Fibrosis modifier gene mapping efforts. Strug now leads the Canadian CF Gene Modifier Consortium, and is a co-lead of the International CF Gene Modifier Consortium. Strugs research focuses on the development of statistical genetics methodology with particular emphasis on methods specific to identifying gene modifiers in Mendelian disease; and in addressing fundamental problems in the foundations of statistics.|