Crystal McCracken is an Ethics Compliance Advisor in The Office of Research Ethics Compliance at Queen’s University. Crystal earned a Biotechnology Advanced Diploma from St. Lawrence College and Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Brock University. Crystal worked briefly at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute for two years as a Research Technologist before she joined Queen’s University in 2005. Crystal worked as a Research Assistant and Laboratory Manager for over a decade in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Faculty of Arts and Science. In 2017, Crystal joined University Research Services as a Research Contracts Coordinator and in 2018 she transitioned into her current role as Ethics Compliance Advisor. In addition, Crystal is currently completing her Professional Master of Education at Queen’s University.