Dr. Igor Kavalchuk

MMJ Personalized Medicine Advisor

MMJ epigeneticist interested in the effects of environment on genome stability, adaptation and microevolution. Dr. Kavalchuk specializes in the use of next generation sequencing for data analysis, including profiling of mRNAs, non-coding RNAs, DNA methylation and histone modifications.

He is also also an entrepreneur, with interests in next generation sequencing services, development of plants with new traits (through transgenic and epigenetic techniques) (www.plantbiosis.com), personalized medicine (www.ccarl.ca) and use of bacteriophages for various medical and agricultural purposes.