Figeys

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Daniel Figeys, Ph.D.

University of Ottawa

Daniel Figeys, Ph.D., is Professor and Distinguished Research Chair in Proteomics and Systems Biology in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, at the University of Ottawa. He was the founding Director of the Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology and directed the institute for 10 years. Prior to joining the University of Ottawa, Daniel was Senior Vice President Systems biology and Lead Profiling at MDS-Proteomics, a privately held company. Daniel obtained a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in chemistry from the Université de Montréal. He obtained a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Alberta and did his postdoctoral studies at the University of Washington. He is interested in the applications of metaproteomics and bioinformatics for the study of host-microbiome interactions. His laboratory has published over 180 papers and has been cited over 15,000 times.