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CRISPR Republic: The Enduring Dream of Controlling Human Heredity

June 13, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Nathaniel Comfort, PhD, Professor, Department of the History of Medicine,. Johns Hopkins University Since at least the time of Plato, humans have imagined worlds in ... Read more »

Psychological Essentialism, Genetics, and Beliefs About Human Difference

May 16, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Susan Gelman, PhD, Heinz Werner Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Linguistics, University of Michigan Psychological essentialism is the intuition that categories reflect a hidden, ... Read more »

Should There Be a Right Not to Know Genetic Information about Yourself?

April 11, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Ben Berkman, JD, MPH, Faculty member, Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Associate Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute, Deputy Director, NHGRI Bioethics ... Read more »

The Future of ELSI: Prediction and Intervention in Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics

May 12, 2022 - 9:00 am
To view all of the talks please click here, or click on each individual title below. A Two-Day Conference Thursday, May 12, 2022 •  9am-1pm ET ... Read more »

Who Will Benefit vs. Who Will Pay? Reconciling the Irreconcilable Dilemmas of Genomic Medicine

March 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Watch Video Kathryn A. Phillips PhD, Professor of Health Economics & Health Services Research, Dept Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF, Founding Director, UCSF Center for Translational and Policy Research on Precision Medicine (TRANSPERS) In this ... Read more »

Genomics and Race-Based Medical Guidelines: How Far Have We Come?

February 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Shawneequa Callier, JD, MA Bioethics, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Research and Leadership, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University Many laws ... Read more »

Finding Common Ground: Approaches for Dialogue, Deliberation, and Decision-Making in Genomics Research

February 4, 2022 - 1:00 pm
WATCH VIDEO Short course co-sponsored by the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and the Center for Research on Ethical, Legal & Social Implications ... Read more »

Anticipating Uncertainty & Irrevocable Decisions: Ethical Challenges Implementing Genomic Sequencing in Care of Critically Ill Children

January 24, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Danton Char, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine (Pediatric), and of Medical Ethics, Stanford University School of Medicine. For its many anticipated ... Read more »

Early Forays in Individualized Genomic Medicine

December 16, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Timothy Yu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children’s Hospital Dr. Yu is passionate ... Read more »

Race as a Semiotic Field and the Inherent Contradiction in Translational Precision Medicine

October 25, 2021 - 12:00 pm
Shirley Sun, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology, School of Social Sciences and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore By analyzing qualitative data collected ... Read more »
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