Advances in genetic medicine hold huge promise as powerful means of analyses geared towards the precision medicine model of patient care.
My interests lie in investigating the translation of this knowledge as it is de-coded, quite literally, to individuals foreign to their own molecular phenomena and it’s implications.
Increasingly, DNA jargon is thrown into eye-catching media headlines. Celebrity advocates for genetic testing and terms such as “designer babies” put a glamorous spin on what I believe is a largely unrealistic portrayal of genetic science to the general public.
BSc Hons. Biological Science & Molecular Genetics – University of Guelph