SIENNA genomics team

This work is led by Uppsala University and involves researchers from University of Twente, Trilateral Research, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, European Network of Research Ethics Committees (EUREC), University of Granada, Ionian University, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Dalian University of Technology, Sciences Po and University of Cape Town.

Contact and more information

Heidi C. Howard, Uppsala University

Heidi C. Howard, Uppsala University

Heidi C. Howard leads the ethical and legal analysis of  SIENNA's genomics work stream. She is currently a senior researcher at the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB) at Uppsala University. She received her undergraduate and doctoral degrees in Biology from McGill University (Montréal, Canada). She continued her genetics training in psychiatric genetics at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona (Spain) and at the Douglas Hospital in Montréal (Canada). Heidi C. Howard is a recognized expert in the research field of ELSI of genetics/genomics, especially regarding the responsible translation of new technologies in genetics and genomics from the lab to the clinic.

Contact: heidi.howard[at]