Marc Lalande received a PhD in Medical Biophysics from the University of Toronto in 1981. His postdoctoral training was with Dr. Samuel A. Latt in the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA. From 1985 to 1988, he was Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Center for Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec before returning to Boston Children’s Hospital. He remained at Harvard Medical School until 1998 where we was an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and an Assistant Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Genetics Developmental Biology and the Associate Dean for Research Planning and Coordination at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He has published extensively in the areas of human molecular genetics and genomic imprinting.