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WN@tL: ” Understanding the Ethical Landscape of Human Genome Editing”

November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

***LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS WEEK: GRAINGER HALL***

Speaker: Robert Streiffer

Speaker Bio:

Robert Streiffer, professor of Medical History & Bioethics and of Philosophy, will provide his insights & analyses into the ethics of human genome editing.

Description:

He’ll be comparing differences between edits to somatic cells versus germline cells, and between edits intended to treat a disease or disorder versus to enhance a trait.  He’ll delve into the particulars of the announcement from China last year of the birth of the first human babies with edited genes, which used Crispr technology.

Links: http://robertstreiffer.com/

Livestream: http://biotech.wisc.edu/webcams

Details

Date:
November 13, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Tom Zinnen
Phone:
608-265-2420
Email:
zinnen@biotech.wisc.edu

Venue

Grainger Hall
975 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Phone:
6082652420