Kevin LaFleur

Biobank developer Kevin Lafleur

Biobank Developer

Research Software Developer

Montreal Neurological Institute

NMD4C Involvement: Biobanking


Kevin LaFleur holds a bachelor’s degree in music and cognitive science from McGill University and brings experience from technical and research assistant roles at labs and research groups in Montreal and Boston, most recently at Tore Nielsen’s Dream and Nightmare Lab at UdeM.

As a research software developer for the NMD4C and the Montreal Neurological Institute, Kevin works with Dr. Jason Karamchandani to develop the technical infrastructure for a centralized Canadian neuromuscular biobanking catalogue. Kevin works to link biospecimen, imaging and genetic information from neuromuscular biobanks across Canada to a central repository within the Neuro’s C-BIG project.

Further, Kevin contributes to various projects that serve the Neuro’s commitment to open science, including at the McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, and a novel electronic-consent framework in collaboration with Novartis.