As part of Science Odyssey, we are interviewing a variety of STEM innovators to investigate pathways into STEM and to discuss the future of STEM learning and careers.
With over 18 years of international experience in both the academic and private sectors, Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa brings her deep understanding of genomics to the Genome BC leadership team. holds an MD from UPB University in Colombia, a Masters in Genetics from Paris VII/Pasteur Institute and a PhD in Medical Biosciences-Genetics from KULeuven in Belgium. In today's innovator profile, Catalina describes her passion and career in genomics leadership.
Who is Genome BC?
Genome British Columbia is a non-profit research organization that invests in and manages large-scale genomics and proteomics research projects and enabling technologies focused on areas of strategic importance such as human health, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, energy and mining and agri-food. Genome BC is a BC Science Charter signatory, a participant in the BC Science Outreach community, regularly supports Science World's annual Around the Dome Science Festival and Meet a Scientist events, and is a sponsor of the BodyWorks gallery renewal.
What's happening today for Science Odyssey?
Visit TELUS World of Science between 10–12 to check out how fast germs can spread at our Glogerm contamination station or do the activity at home or in your classroom using these directions on Science World Resources.