Michael G. Tyshenko
Michael Tyshenko holds the McLaughlin Chair in Biological Risk Assessment at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. His academic background includes a PhD. in molecular biology, a MPA in Public Administration and post-doctoral training in both Policy Studies and Risk Communication. He focuses on emerging issues including: genomics, bioinformatics, zoonotic diseases, medical nanotechnology and infectious disease communication. He has published over 70 peer reviewed papers and is author of “SARS Unmasked” (2010, McGill Queens University Press), a comprehensive book on infectious disease risk management in Canada. He acts as a reviewer for several health and public policy journals and works extensively with the Canadian government on infectious disease risk assessments.