CV

EDUCATION 

Concordia University, Theatre Performance  and Painting 2005-06
PhD. Genetics/Bioinformatics, McGill University, Montreal 1999-2005 

Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research (Broad Institute), MIT 1999-98 

Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Animation, Vancouver 1995-97 

MSc. Molecular Pathology, University of Toronto 1991-94 

BSc. Toxicology, University of Toronto 1987-91


EXPERIENCE
Dzogchen Retreat under Tibetan Master Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, Dzamling Gar, Spain 2018
Mentorship under Indigenous Elders, First Nations 2017-
Chop Wood Carry Water, Earth Guardian, Performances with Kasuka (PL) 2017-18
Off-Grid Artist Residency, Llanggwyllum, Manitoulin, Canada 2017-18
Volunteer School Construction, Powerful Hands, Nepal 2017
Travels with Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma), Amritapuri, Kerala, India 2015-17
Volunteer, Embracing the World, Europe, Africa, Asia 2014-17
Curator, Interlude 47, Salon Exhibition, Toronto 2015
Synergies, Solo exhibition with painter Peter Adams (CA), Art Square, Toronto 2014
The Crystalline Matrix of DNA, Data Installation, Nuit Blanche, Toronto 2014
Curator, Art of Manifestation, Meditational Painting Workshop, Toronto 2014
Co-instructor, The Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Workshop, Toronto 2014
Presenter, Siberry Art Socials hosted by Jane Siberry, Toronto 2014
Queen West Art Crawl, Exhibitor, Toronto 2014
Decipher, Group Exhibition, Moniker Gallery, Toronto 2014
The Essence of Time, Group Exhibition, Art Square, Toronto 2014
Crystalline DNA Matrix, Light Installation and Performance, Nuit Blanche Toronto 2013
Walk and Sit, Performances, Toronto 2013
Artist in Residency, Art Square, Toronto 2013-14
Consultant, MountainView Capital, Vancouver 2013
Systems Biologist, Samuel Lunenfeld Institute, Toronto 2012
Creator, Hana Fine Arts, Hana, Hawai'i 2012
Mentorship under Hawai'ian Elder Nani Ho'opai 2012
Hosted Artist Erick Stowe - Peter Lee Studios Artist Residency 2011-12
Studio Niagara, Toronto 2011-12
Resonance, Painting Series 2010-13
Tryptique Nordique – Painting performance with St Lawrence Choir, Montreal 2011  

Gallery Representation, Canadian Fine Arts, Toronto 2011
Juried Exhibition, The Artist Project, Toronto 2010
PureData Developers Meeting, Montreal 2009
Transparency, Painting Series 2007-10
Studio Mont-Royal, Montreal 2008-10
Bioinformatician, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal 2011
New York City Marathon 2010
Canadian Association for Integrative and Energetic Therapies, Toronto 2010-12  
Baritone, St Lawrence Choir, Montreal 2009-10
Emotional Imaging, Biofeedback Data Visualization, Montreal 2007 

Karrierebar, Copenhagen, Denmark 2007
Studio Weissensee, Berlin 2007-08
Travels throughout South America, Central America, Europe 2005-06
Biology of Genomes Conference, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 2004
Presenter, Centre for Nonlinear Dynamics, McGill University, Montreal 2000-3
Organizer, McGill Bioinformatics Research Conference, Montreal 2002 

VP Finance, McGill University Post-Graduate Student Society, Montreal 2000-02
Instructor, Canadian Bioinformatics Workshops, Vancouver 2000 

Presenter, Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council, Montreal 2000
Presenter, Canadian Genetics Disease Network, Saint-Sauveur 2000 

Researcher, Kinsmen Neuroscience Laboratory, University of British Columbia, Vancouver 1995-97
Travels throughout South-East Asia 1994
Classical Piano, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto 1975-89  

LANGUAGES
English (native), French (conversational), Spanish (basic), Cantonese (basic), Processing, PD

AWARDS
Untapped Artist Award, The Artist Project, Toronto 2010 

Doctoral Research Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Montreal 2000
Doctoral Research Scholarship, FRSQ-FCAR, Montreal 2000
University of Toronto Graduate Fellowship, Toronto 1992-94

TRAVEL
Canada, United States, UK, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Greece, Denmark, Spain, France, Netherlands, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Sweden, Estonia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia, Germany, Ukraine, Italy, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Portugal, Belgium, Bosnia, Romania, Switzerland, Norway, Honduras, Turkey, Hawai'i, Ireland, Finland, Mauritius, Kenya, Singapore, Costa Rica, Pakistan, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Serbia, Montenegro