Director, Strategic Partnerships, Ontario Genomics
Dr. Elaine Corbett joined Ontario Genomics in July 2014. In her current role, she is responsible for developing and leveraging strategic partnerships and common interests with provincial, national and international public and private sector organizations (industries, foundations, government departments, angel investors, VCs etc.), in order to enable Ontario Genomics’ strategic plan and support synergistic advancement of genomics solutions across Ontario’s priority bio-economic sectors.
Prior to joining Ontario Genomics, Elaine was a Project Manager at SQI Diagnostics, a Toronto-based biotech company, where she managed multidisciplinary programs for advanced microarray diagnostics. Previously, she was a Senior Field Application Scientist at Axela, a biotech company which develops diagnostic platforms and applications, where her focus was on client management, technical sales and product development.
She received her PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Alberta and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Cell Biology Program at the Hospital for Sick Children. Elaine received her Honors BSc in Biomedical Science from University College Cork, Ireland.