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Fiona Cunningham

Fiona Cunningham

CIFAR Role

  • Director, Innovation

About

Fiona is the Director, Innovation at CIFAR, where she is responsible for driving the Institute's knowledge mobilization strategy for the business and R&D sectors.

Prior to joining CIFAR, Fiona was a Director of Business Development at Mitacs, a national non-profit that connects universities and industry to solve shared research questions and tackle mutually interesting research challenges. Before moving to the non-profit sector, she held a field application specialist position with New England Biolabs, where she advised scientists on DNA and enzyme-based tools to facilitate their research. Fiona completed her PhD in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto.