Mark Lagacé, Senior Programs Officer, Canada Foundation for Innovation
Mark Lagacé has a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Ottawa. He is currently a Senior Programs Officer for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and has been with the CFI since 2005. As a senior programs officer, Mark provides advice on strategic planning and takes a lead role in the development, design and implementation of CFI programs and policies, including managing the review of grant applications for research infrastructure as well as post-award processes. On behalf of the CFI, Mark coordinates relations with a portfolio of diverse institutions from across the country to develop an understanding of institutions’ concerns, needs and challenges, and integrate them into CFI activities.