The GeNA Lab investigates the social and organizational impacts of information technologies and communication networks and the turn to big data in a number of sectors including genomics and health, social media, and NBA basketball. We aim to disseminate scholarly outputs and policy work to an interdisciplinary community and engage broader communities and partners who are innovating digital technologies. Our work is funded by CFI, SSHRC, Genome BC, Terry Fox Research Institute, and other partners... Read more
Dr. Chow-White at a round table meeting with Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Health, and other health innovators and leaders in the field to discuss technological innovation in the Canadian health care context. Discussions focused on how technological innovations could: connect Canadians with virtual tools to manage their own health; enable teams of health providers to deliver seamless, high quality care; and how to use data to personalize medicine and care to individuals.
12th Annual Genomics Forum - Genomics: Driving BC's Bioeconomy
The 12th Annual Genomics Forum hosted by Genome BC brings together researches and collaborators from BC's life sciences sectors to share information and discuss opportunities for future collaborations. Stephan Struve and Amanda Oldring entered the forum's poster competition with Clinical Genomics: Digital Genome Information, Incidental Findings, Returning Results.
SFU Health Research Day 2014
SFU Health Research Day is an opportunity for researchers from all SFU faculties to network, participate in moderated discussions on research collaborations, and discover innovative projects being conducted across the campus. A diverse sampling of work produced by SFU's health research community was showcased. Stephan Struve and Amanda Oldring created and presented a poster on The Digital Genome: Impacts of Incidental Findings and Big Data, highlighting GeNA Lab's research into health and personalized medicine.