Ida Ngueng Feze
Ida Ngueng Feze is an Academic Associate at the Centre of Genomics and Policy (CGP) at McGill University. Ms. Ngueng Feze’s main research projects at the CGP include the legal, ethical and social issues related to the access and use of genetic data by third parties and genetic discrimination. She co-authored the first systematic review on the evidence of genetic discrimination in the context of life insurance published in BMC ethics in 2013 and recently completed a study on Canadian life insurance proposition forms. She also provides legal expertise on the legal and regulatory framework for the environmental applications of novel biotechnologies in contexts such as water governance and food safety. Her other areas of research include human rights, Pharmacogenomics, intellectual property, research ethics and the use of DNA testing in immigration processes.
Closely related to her work at the CGP, she currently teaches course sessions on the legal and ethical aspects of pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenomics and human genetics in French as a guest lecturer at the University of Montreal and the University of Laval. She is also interested in the application of cultural competency, traditional knowledge and the regulations of biotechnologies in Africa. She is a member of the African Society of Human Genetics and was a member of the Montreal General Hospital’s Research Ethics Board.
Ms. Ida Ngueng Feze Esq. is a lawyer admitted to practice in the State of New York. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) in Law and Society with a Minor in Psychology from Ramapo College, a Juris Doctorate degree (J.D.) from Howard University School of Law in Washington D.C., and an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Montreal.