Igor Jurisica

Chief Scientist - Computational Biology

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Toronto

Stream: Artificial Intelligence, Health

Igor Jurisica is a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Integrative Cancer Informatics, Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Professor at the University of Toronto, and a Visiting Scientist at IBM CAS. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Computing, Pathology, and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University, in Computer Science at York University, and an Honorary Professor at Shanghai JiaoTong University. His research focuses on integrative computational biology and the representation, analysis, and visualization of high-dimensional data to identify prognostic and predictive signatures, drug mechanism of action, and in-silico repurposing of drugs. His interests include prediction and analysis of protein interactions networks, modeling signaling cascades, and high-throughput protein crystallography. He has published extensively on data mining, visualization, and cancer informatics, including multiple papers in Science, Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Methods, and J Clinical Oncology; he has had over 8,325 citations since 2010. He has been included in Thomson Reuters 2014 list of Highly Cited Researchers and The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.