Professional Experience

Current

Aug. 2014 –             Associate Professor (cross-appointment), Biomedical Ethics Unit,

                                  Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal

Aug. 2014 –             Associate Professor, Centre of Genomics and Policy, Faculty of

                                  Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University,

                                  Montreal

Jan. 2014 –              Research Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, Faculty of Medicine,

                                  Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal

Nov. 2010 –             Associate Researcher, Centre de recherche en droit public, Université de

                                  Montréal, Montreal   

Jan. 2006 –              Legal and Ethical Consultant, Longeuil, Quebec

                                 – Fields of practice: comparative law, health law, medical liability, intellectual

                                 property and ethics (includes consulting work for the council of Europe in

                                 2007, 2009-2010)

                                 –   Drafting legal and ethical opinions

                                 –   Guest speaker at conferences and training seminar

Past

Sept. 2009 – June 2018     Data Access Officer, International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC),

Toronto/Montreal

 – Head of the Data Access Compliance Office of the International Cancer Genome

                                              Consortium Genome Consortium (17 countries, 88 research projects).

                                               – Assess the validity of access contract, MTAs and privacy policies in the context

                                              of an international biotech consortium.

May 2013 – Aug. 2014       Assistant Professor (cross-appointment), Biomedical Ethics Unit,

                                               Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal

June 2009 – Aug. 2014       Assistant Professor, Centre of Genomics and Policy, Faculty of

                                               Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, McGill University,

                                               Montreal  

Jan. 2007 – June 2009       Project Manager, Centre for research in public law (CRDP), Université

                                              de Montréal, Montreal

                                              –   Managing large research projects in the areas of law, intellectual

                                              property, health technologies and ethics

                                              –   Mentoring of students, occasional lecturer for undergraduate and

                                              graduate courses

May 2002 – Jan. 2007       Research Associate, Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP),

                                              Université de Montréal, Montreal

                                              –   Research in the area of comparative law, intellectual property,

                                              health law, medical liability and ethics

                                              –   Coordination of an internet website “HumGen” (2002-2005)

                                              –   Editor in chief of a news bulletin “GenInfo” (2002-2005)

                                              –   Administration of a website “IPGen”

Feb. 2001 – May 2002       Research Assistant, CRDP, Université de Montréal, Montreal

Sept. 2000 – Feb. 2001      Articling Student, CRDP, Université de Montréal, Montreal

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