Directors & Platform Leaders


Associate Faculty

Stephen Yip, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Residency training director, Neuropathology program

Joseph F. Costello, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Karen Osney Brownstein Endowed Chair in Molecular Neuro-Oncology
University of California San Francisco
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Janessa Laskin, MD, FRCPC
Medical Oncologist
BC Cancer

Dean Regier, PhD
Deputy Head and Scientist, Cancer Control Research
BC Cancer

Sam Wiseman, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine

Sam Aparicio, FRCPath, FRSC
Head, Department of Molecular Oncology, BC Cancer

Phil Hieter, PhD
Professor, Medical Genetics
Michael Smith Laboratories
University of British Columbia

William Hsiao, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences
Simon Fraser University

Kasmintan Schrader, MBBS, FRCPC, PhD, DABMG
Co-Medical Director and Physician, Hereditary Cancer Program
BC Cancer

My Linh Thibodeau, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Physician, Hereditary Cancer Program
BC Cancer

Ali Bashashati, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering
University of British Columbia

Group Leaders

Dr. Erin Pleasance

Group Leader, Clinical Informatics

Management & Administration

Jessica Kum

Finance Team Leader

Leslie Alfaro, PhD, PMP

Projects Team Leader

Jessica Nelson

Projects Team Leader
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