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Michael Woods

Discipline of Genetics
PhD (Memorial)

Associate Professor, Discipline of Genetics

Room M5M304
Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL Canada,  A1B 3V6

t: (709) 864-6489
lab: (709) 864-6636

Research Interests:   Identification of novel genes involved in hereditary colorectal cancer, familial pulmonary fibrosis, intracranial aneurysms, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome and Goeminne syndrome; identification of genetic modifiers of the Lynch syndrome phenotype; establishing a colorectal tissue bank; curating the International Society of Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSIGHT) variant database
2005 Certificate in Bioinformatics, UBC
2001        Ph.D. (Genetics); Memorial University of Newfoundland
1998 Diploma in Graduate Student Teaching Program, Memorial University of Newfoundland
1995 B.Sc. (Biology) Memorial University of Newfoundland
Professional Experience:  
2005 - present      

 Assistant Professor, Discipline of Genetics,
 Memorial University of Newfoundland

2003 – 2005  Post Doctoral Fellow, Discipline of Genetics
 Memorial University
2001 – 2003

 Post Doctoral Fellow, Samuel Lunenfeld 
 Research  Institute,
University of Toronto