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Laurie Andresen

Laurie Andresen

Senior Program Manager

Laurie Andresen manages, evaluates and delivers Genome Canada’s Applications Partnership Program, ensuring that collaborations between researchers, organizations, funders and stakeholders run smoothly so that the program’s R&D projects have the best chance of addressing real-world genomics challenges and opportunities.

Laurie brings a long track record of successfully managing a variety of programs and services to her role. Before joining Genome Canada, she was a Food Science Advisor with Sevita International, a company that supplies food-grade soybean to food and beverage manufacturers and certified seed to farmers. Prior to that, she supported military families stationed overseas as a Community Services Manager in the UK. Earlier in her career, she managed client services for Exova Canada Inc. in Edmonton.

Laurie has an M.Sc. in analytical chemistry and a B.Sc. in biomolecular chemistry from Queen’s University, and is an accredited Project Management Professional.