Christopher Dixon

University of Toronto

Before joining the oqCORE, Dr. Dixon obtained a BSc from Adrian College (Adrian, Michigan) and a PhD from the University of Toronto working in oqCORE Principal Investigator Aaron Wheeler’s laboratory. His research focused on developing a platform for low-cost diagnostics of infectious disease targeting low-to-middle income countries and resource limited areas. He was a visiting researcher at the University of Helsinki, and most recently, A MITACS Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Dixon also serves as the Program Coordinator for the NSERC CREATE Training Program in Organ-on-a-Chip Engineering and Entrepreneurship (TOeP).