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Governance

Co-chair holders

Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo

LaboBioinfoUQAM UQAM

Abdoulaye Baniré Diallo is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Bioinformatics at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He founded the Laboratoire de bioinformatique at UQÀM in 2007. His research focuses on the design of algorithms and methods for heterogeneous biological data integration and analyses. Abdoulaye holds a Ph.D. in computer science from McGill University. He is a former research associate at the BroadInstitute of MIT and Harvard and postdoctoral scholar at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of MIT.

Elsa Vasseur

CowLifeMcGill McGill

Elsa Vasseur is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science at McGill University, McGill-William Dawson Fellow, and co-chair of WELL-E. Her research centers on animal behaviour and welfare and their association with livestock sustainability farming, in national and international contexts. She founded the CowLife McGill Lab in 2016, upon the creation of the NSERC Industrial Research Chair Novalait-Dairy Farmers of Canada-Valacta on Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle.