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Forough Noohi

Étudiante au doctorat

 Forough is a PH.D. 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’s of Science in Biology (Honours) from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada in 2013 and a Master’s of Science in Human Genetics from McGill University in 2016. She has 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. During her master’s at McGill, Forough worked at the Montreal Neurological Institute studying rare neurological diseases. Her main focus was 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.