Sarah Muir


Sarah Muir graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Honours Molecular Biology and Genetics Co-op from McMaster University, Ontario. As an undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant in a molecular physiology lab, completed her senior thesis in a comparative and evolutionary physiology lab, and worked as a research coordinator with the Genomics Health Services Research Group. As a research coordinator, Sarah was involved with qualitative research exploring cancer patients’ preferences about being re-contacted with updated genomic results and with a clinical trial exploring the emotional and behavioral effects of learning incidental findings from whole exome sequencing. Sarah gained advocacy experience by volunteering with Spectra Helpline and ONTX Text and Crisis Chat Line. She also volunteered and shadowed at a familial breast cancer clinic and a paediatric genetics clinic. In her free time, Sarah enjoys camping, watching movies, and playing board games with friends and family.