OICR Genomics

OICR Genomics is an OICR/UHN collaborative initiative led by Dr. Trevor Pugh that supports basic, translational, and clinical oncogenomics projects. We offer CAP/ACD-accredited, CLIA-certified, ISO 15189-compliant services for your clinical reporting and research needs. For over 10 years, our teams have supported research across Canada and around the world by solving genomics and analysis problems for the advancement of cancer treatment and management.

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Our Mission

Our program’s mission is to enable complete genomic knowledge that guides the clinical management of cancer patients. To this end, we:

  • Evaluate and provide access to emerging genome technologies;
  • Industrialize research-grade protocols for high-throughput use; and
  • Implement clinical-grade assays for use in genome-guided clinical research trials.
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Our Expert Leaders: The Joint Genomics Program unites the resources and expertise of five departments at OICR and UHN.

Genomics Program Director and Principal Investigator

Trevor Pugh, PhD, FACMG

Translational Genomics Laboratory Associate Director

Bernard Lam, PhD

Genome Sequence Informatics Director

Morgan Taschuk, MSc

Head of Operations, Princess Margaret Genomics Centre

Troy Ketela, PhD

Senior Genomics Program Manager and QA Lead

Carolyn Ptak, PhD, PMP, CMQOE

Our Collaborators

The strength of our platform is made possible by partnerships and collaborations with institutions across Ontario, Canada, and the world.