Michael Brudno

Senior Scientist @ Hospital for Sick Children

Dr. Michael Brudno, PhD, is a Senior Scientist in Genetics & Genome Biology and Director of the Centre for Computational Medicine in the Research Institute of The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor of Computer Science at the University of Toronto; and Scientific Director of the HPC4Health Consortium.

Dr. Brudno’s main research interest is the development of computational methods for the analysis of genomic datasets, especially High Throughput Sequencing data, including methods for the discovery of structural and copy-number polymorphisms and other genomic variation, identification of functional variants, and visualization of genomic data. He also works on comparative genomics, molecular evolution and cloud computing.