Karine Sénécal obtained a Masters of Law (option biotechnology, law, and society) from the Université de Montréal, and a Bachelors of Law from the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her Master’s thesis addressed the legitimacy of a limited implementation of human germline gene therapy, from a human rights and research ethics perspective. Karine holds the title of Academic Associate at the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University. Specializing in ethical, legal, and social issues arising in the domains of paediatric research and genetic research, Karine’s work focuses on genetic testing and screening of minors, as well as paediatric biobanking.
Biobanks, Ethics, Genetic Testing/Screening in Children and Adolescents, Genomic Sequencing, Governance, Pediatric Research, Public Health