Julie (B.Sc/M.Sc) is an Academic Associate at the Centre of Genomics and Policy (CGP) at McGill University. She obtained a Master’s degree in sociology from Université de Montréal and completed a doctoral internship at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in sociology at Laval University.
At the CGP, she contributes her experience in qualitative research methodologies to foster stakeholders engagement. She is currently involved in research about the social acceptability of omics approaches for the detection of Salmonella in fresh produces. She is also involved in projects examining how the changes brought about by the advances in genomics and the development of personalized medicine affects patients and health professionals as well as its effects on service delivery and policymaking.