Maria Gonzales Fernandez

Visiting Researcher

Maria joins us from Lima, PerĂº, where she works at the NGO Center for Conservation, Research and Management of Natural Areas at Cordillera Azul National Park. She is currently working toward a PhD in Advanced Studies in Human Rights at the Charles III University of Madrid after working for several years as an attorney and judge in Peru. During her stay at the BRL, she will study two major ethical dilemmas: Preimplentatory Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), and the problems derived from this procedure: the savior sibling and sex selection.