Theodore J. Perkins Senior Scientist Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

The Perkins Lab develops bioinformatics and machine learning methods to answer cutting-edge questions in stem cells, rare genetic diseases, and cancer. Methodology research in the lab focuses on algorithms for omics data analysis and integration, network reconstruction and analysis, biomarker discovery, and stochastic and/or dynamical systems. Dr. Perkins holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which he followed by Postdoctoral training and three years as an Assistant Professor at McGill University. Since 2009 his lab as been in Ottawa, where he is a Senior Scientist in the Regenerative Medicine Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology of the University of Ottawa. He also acts as Scientific Director of the Ottawa Bioinformatics Core Facility, and is past Director of the Ottawa-Carleton Joint Bioinformatics Program.