Researcher, Technology Access Centre in Bio-Innovation (TAC-B)- Collège La Cité
Michelle Bamji-Mirza, Ph.D. is a Researcher at the Technology Access Centre in Bio-Innovation (TAC-B) at College La Cité, in Ottawa, where she leads collaborative applied research projects with private companies in health biotechnology. She is heavily involved in developing partnerships to accelerate Canadian innovation and effectively participates in grant applications to fund the Research Office at the College. She obtained her Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Ottawa in the field of cardiovascular disease and lipid metabolism. She led research projects during her postdoctoral fellowship at the National Research Council of Canada that led to several publications in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease and neuroinflammation. Prior to joining the TAC-B, she led and managed the research and product development activities for DeltaDNA Biosciences, Inc. as a Research Scientist, and is a co-inventor on their lead product.