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Development team

Meet the NAViGaTOR development team in Jurisica Lab at IBM Life Sciences Discovery Center, Ontario Cancer Institute.

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Igor Jurisica, PhD.
Senior Scientist, Ontario Cancer Institute, UHN/PMH.

Associate Professor, Departments of Computer Science and Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto.
Adjunct Professor, School of Computing, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.
Visiting Scientist, IBM Centre for Advance Studies.
Associate Editor, Cancer informatics.
Associate Editor, BMC Bioinformatics.
Associate Editor, International Journal of Knowledge Discovery in Bioinformatics

Core Developers

David Otasek

David Otasek

David Otasek has been with the lab since October 2003. He is interested in high content visualization and modeling of protein-protein interaction networks.

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali joined our lab in June 2007. He is involved in protein-protein interaction network visualization and analysis.

Wing Xie

Wing Xie

Wing Xie has been with the lab since September 2008. He works on development related to protein-protein interaction network visualization and analysis


Past Developers

Kevin Brown PhD 2007, MBP Interpreting gene expression in human cancer through integration with model organism protein-protein interaction data.
Michael McGuffin September 2006-August 2007 Advanced graphical user interfaces for biological data visualization.
Baiju Devani 08-2004 to 01-2007 Protein-protein interaction network visualization
Rick Valenzano 2006, 2007 Scalable layout algorithms for protein-protein interaction network visualization
Ian van Toch 2006, 2007 Modeling of protein-protein interaction networks
Cosmin Truta 10-2005 to 07-2006 Image analysis and compression in high-throughput protein crystallography