core principal researcher
Dr. Lisa Porter is the Founding Director of WE-SPARK Health Institute (2019-2024). She is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Windsor and is also the Vice President Research and Scientific Director at St. Joseph's Health Care in London. 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.
animal models, cancer biology, cell biology, Cell Cycle
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Ontario Institutes of Cancer Research (OICR)