Dr. Lisa Porter is the Executive Director of WE-SPARK Health Institute and a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Windsor. She completed her PhD at McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, in the Department of Medical Sciences and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA. She obtained her B.Sc., Honours Biology & Pharmacology (Co-op program) at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON. She was a founding member of the Windsor Cancer Research Group and continues to sit on the Executive Committee. Dr. Porter is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) University Delegate, a member of the College of Reviewers and a Scientific member of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Tumour and Microenvironment Program.