Student Supervision

INTERNSHIP

DENA KIA

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
September 2021
End Date: April 2022
Degree Type: MLCC Internship
Institution:
McGill University, Faculty of Law
Thesis Title: The Genetic Discrimination Observatory (GDO)


RESEARCH ACTIVITY

RIM METINA-BELKNAP

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
September 2021
End Date: December 2021
Degree Type:
Research Activity
Institution:
McGill University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Thesis Title: Scoping review of literature on developing a survey for international comparative research

KAYLA HOROWITZ

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
January 2021
End Date: April 2022
Degree Type: 
Research Activity
Institution:
McGill University, MSc Genetic Counselling
Thesis Title: Documenting the perspectives of parents of children with intersex conditions about their experience with healthcare providers

KAI-LEE GIBEAULT

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
September 2020
End Date: April 2022
Degree Type: 
Research Activity
Institution:
McGill University, MSc Genetic Counselling
Thesis Title: The GNDA, background and ongoing cases


MASTER’S THESIS

HANSHI LIU

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
September 2021
End Date: May 2023
Degree Type: Master’s Thesis
Institution:
McGill University, Department of Human Genetics
Thesis Title: TBA

JACQUELINE BRADBURY-JOST

Supervision Role: Co-Supervisor
Start Date:
September 2020
Degree Type: 
Master’s Thesis
Institution:
McGill University, Department of Human Genetics/Bioethics
Thesis Title: Return of Material Incidental Findings to Participants in the Context of Research Conducted by Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Companies


DOCTORATE

LINGQIAO SONG

ACADEMIC ASSOCIATE

Ms. Lingqiao Song acquired a B.Sc in Biology and Master Degree of Civil Law at the Chinese Academy of Social Science in China. In 2015, she completed her second master degree of international business law at University of Montreal and awarded “Dean’s Award: Best Overall Academic Achievement”. In 2016, she was admitted as Chinese Lawyer and working as a legal consultant for Anran Law firm China. She is also a member of Institutional Review Board of Faculty of Medicine, McGill University and assistant to the Data Access Officer of ICGC. At the Centre of Genomics and Policy, Lingqiao is working with Prof. Yann Joly and Ms Ida Ngueng Feze focusing on Ethical, Legal, Social Issues (ELSI) of gene technology, such as intellectual property law of biotechnology, misusage of genetic information outside of therapeutic context, policy approaches to address genetic discrimination, global data sharing of biobank and regulatory framework of microbiological genetic test.

DEREK SO

PH.D. STUDENT

Derek received his B.Sc from McGill in 2012, majoring in Biology and minoring in English Literature. He then joined the CGP as a Master’s student under the supervision of Profs. Yann Joly and Rob Sladek, returning for his PhD in Human Genetics in 2015. Derek’s thesis examines the ethical discourse around germline gene editing and the conceptual frameworks we use when imagining nonexistent people – particularly the idea of the “modular’ human, in which different unitary characteristics are recombined like building blocks. His project is funded by a CIHR Doctoral Award.

This content has been updated on November, 1 2021 at 14 h 49 min.