About the Conference

McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences and Cisco Canada are pleased to host ‘Omics and Epidemiology, a two-day conference at the Cisco Toronto Innovation Centre (and virtually, in the Cisco online classroom).

The event is an outcome of the McMaster-Cisco partnership, which is committed to increasing research activities in Integrated Health Biosystems and Bioinformatics. Dr. Guillame Paré, who holds a CISCO Professorship in Integrated Health Systems, has organized the conference with members of McMaster University’s Population Genomics Program (PGP).

Speakers include PGP members and experts from leading institutions including Harvard University, who will share their vision, using the latest Cisco communication tools and forward-thinking educational strategies.

Register now and attend either in person or virtually, in the online classroom.

Who should attend?

The conference bridges biology, omics, statistics and epidemiology in the context of precision medicine, and is designed for:

  • Clinicians, researchers, and epidemiologists wondering how recent high-throughput omics technologies can impact medicine and public health
  • Omics experts who want to boost their knowledge in evidence-based medicine
  • Statisticians/computer scientists who are intrigued by biomedical sciences
  • Students seeking a multidisciplinary education to make a difference


Cisco Toronto Innovation Centre
88 Queens Quay W
Toronto, ON M5J OB8