Data Sciences Institute Nurturing a Future-Ready Workforce 

Data Science for an Effective Workforce Panel DSI Research Day, featuring from left to right: Lisa Strug, DSI Director, Dana Ohab, Associate Partner, Digital & Emerging Technology, EY, Ann Meyer, Director, BioInnovation Scientist Program, adMare BioInnovations, Mark Fiume, Co-Founder & CEO, DNA Stack, and Yves Jaques, Chief, Frontier Data & Tech Unit, UNICEF. Photo: Hary Choi.

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Combining genetics and data science can help us understand why some people react more severely to COVID-19

Lisa Strug, Senior Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Academic Director of the Data Sciences Institute, is one of nearly 100 researchers from across the University of Toronto and its partner hospitals who created the CGEn HostSeq — Canadian COVID-19 Human Host Genome Sequencing Databank. (Photo courtesy of The Hospital for Sick Children).

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