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Faculty Member

Lisa Joanna Strug PhD

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
416 813 7654 x 301762
Office Address
The Hospital for Sick Children 555 University Avenue Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
Strug Lab at the Hospital for Sick Children
Biostatistics Division
Associate Professor
SGS Status
Full Member
Appointment Status
Non budgtry Crss

Research Interests

  • statistical genetics; genetic epidemiology; evidential statistics; Cystic Fibrosis; Rolandic Epilepsy; Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Education & Training History

2003 – 2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Statistical Genetics

Genetics of Complex Diseases Training Program

Columbia University, Departments of Psychiatry and Biostatistics

2003 Ph.D. in Biostatistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2001 Sc.M. in Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

1998 B.S. in Statistics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Other Affiliations

Senior Scientist, Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children

Associate Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

An Introduction to the Likelihood Paradigm CHL8001H F

Current Research Projects

  • Development of evidential statistical methodology for the analysis of genetic data
  • Identifying modifier genes in Cystic Fibrosis
  • The genetics of Rolandic Epilepsy