Student Supervision

Alana Mistry

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
January 2019-
Degree Type: 
Research Activity
Institution:
McGill University, MSc Genetic Counselling

RANYA EL-MASRI

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date: 
January 2018
Degree Type: 
Master’s Thesis
Institution: 
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management

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.

Charles Dupras

Supervision Role: Supervisor
Start Date:
July 2017
Degree Type:
Post Doctorate
Institution:
McGill University, Faculty of Medicine

FOROUGH NOOHI

PH.D. STUDENT

Forough is a PhD student in the Department of Human Genetics at McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre under the supervision of Dr. Yann Joly. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology (Honours) from Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) in 2013 and a Master of Science in Human Genetics from McGill University in 2016. She worked as a research assistant in Dr. Vladimir Titorenko’s laboratory in Montreal assisting with a project investigating chronological aging in yeast as a developmental program for her undergraduate degree. During her master’s studies at McGill, Forough worked at the Montreal Neurological Institute studying rare neurological diseases. Her main focuses were on Ataxias, Leukodystrophies and Congenital Myopathies.

Forough’s research at the Centre of Genomics and Policy revolves around ethical, societal and regulatory aspects of genome editing.

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, 15 2019 at 15 h 25 min.