Dr. Aaron Goodarzi

Position: Assistant Professor; Canada Research Chair for Genome Damage & Instability Disease

Biography: Dr. Goodarzi is the Canada Research Chair for Genome Damage and Instability Disease at the University of Calgary’s Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute. He has a doctorate in biochemistry and radiation biology and, in 2011, opened his own laboratory at the University of Calgary’s School of Medicine. In 2015, he was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 for achievements in science and education and, in 2016, was named a “Peak Scholar” by University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon for his efforts in knowledge engagement in the area of the health impact of radon gas inhalation.