Kelsey is a Master of Science 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 (High Distinction), majoring in both Fundamental Genetics and its Applications and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto in 2019. During her bachelor’s, Kelsey completed a University Research Apprentice Program (URAPs) at the National University of Singapore in summer 2018. This research was focused on the Androgen-dependent tissue factor gene (ADTRP) and its association with coronary heart disease through the exploration of variable tandem repeats.
Kelsey’s research at the Centre of Genomics and Policy focuses on the ethical implications of genetic discrimination.