Academic Rank:
Affiliate Associate Professor
Director, GeNA Lab (Genomics and Networks Analysis)
Affiliation(s):
Simon Fraser University, School of Communication
Lab Website:

Academic background

  • PhD, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, Communication.  2007
  • MA, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, Communication.  2004
  • MA, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, Sociology.  2000
  • BA, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, History/Sociology. 1998

Awards and Recognition

  • Genome British Columbia Personalized Medicine Program. 2011-2014
  • Terry Fox Research Institute Pan Canadian Network Grant. 2011-2017
  • Canadian Federation for Innovation Leaders Infrastructure Grant. 2012-2014
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Insight Development Grant. 2012-2014
  • President’s Research Grant, Simon Fraser University. 2006-2007
Primary Research Area
Genetics genomics proteomics and related approaches
Secondary Research Area
Cancer

Research Interest

  • Big Data
  • Clinical Genomics And Health
  • Genomic Science
  • Cancer
  • Social Media
  • Advanced Analytics In Professional Sports
  • Networks Analysis
  • New Communication Technologies
  • Privacy
  • Bioethics

Teaching Interest

Courses

  • CMNS 353 – Communication Technologies and Society: Social Media
  • CMNS 446 – Science, Technology, and Communication
  • CMNS 452 – Identity, Race, and Media
  • CMNS 815 – Advanced Theories of Communication Technologies and Social Change