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Sequencing Newborns: A Call for Nuanced Use of Genomic Technologies

January 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Josephine Johnston, LLB, MBHL, Director of Research and Research Scholar, The Hastings Center Affordable genome sequencing has led some to suggest that all newborns be sequenced ... Read more »

Can Liability Improve Clinical Genomics?

December 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Gary Marchant, PhD, JD, Regents’ Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Center for Law, Science & Innovation, Arizona State University The failure of health care providers to ... Read more »

‘We have seen the mutants…and they are us’: Genetic Variants and the Gifts and Burdens of a Genetic Diagnosis

November 18, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Eva Kittay, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Emerita, Stony Brook University/SUNY For 49 years we had no etiology of my daughter’s very significant cognitive and physical ... Read more »

Real-World Implementation of Precision Health: Using Genomics to Drive Participant Engagement and Health Outcomes

October 28, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Alicia Zhou, PhD, Vice President of Research at Color Genomics In recent years, we have seen an increased adoption of genomics as an investment in precision ... Read more »

GWAS Discoveries for Educational Attainment: What Do They Mean?

September 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm
GWAS Discoveries for Educational Attainment: What Do They Mean? Daniel W. Belsky, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center, Columbia ... Read more »

The Deceptive Appeal of Direct to Consumer Genetics

May 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Wylie Burke, MD, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington Genetic testing is marketed to consumers as the key to better health.  Yet health ... Read more »

Autism, Genetics & Identity: Exploring the Complexities of Autism Genetics Research

June 11, 2019 - 12:30 pm
Autism, Genetics & Identity: Exploring the Complexities of Autism Genetics Research  Watch on Video: Welcome (Ruth Ottman, Josephine Johnston) and Keynote presentation: Multiple Autisms: Spectrums of Advocacy ... Read more »

Psychiatric Genomics Researchers’ Practices and Perspectives on Individual Return of Results

April 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Gabriel Lazaro-Munoz, PhD, JD, MBE Assistant Professor, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine Over the past decade, large-scale array-based and genomic sequencing studies ... Read more »

Race in a Genome: Long Read Sequencing, Ethnicity-Specific Reference Genomes and the Shifting Horizon of Race

April 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Emma Kowal, MBBS, PhD  Professor of Anthropology, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, School of Humanities and Social Science, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia Special Seminar Sequencing of ... Read more »

Expanding the Duty to Follow to Include the Duty to Recontact?

March 18, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Professor Bartha Maria Knoppers, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Law and Medicine The duty to follow one’s patient is part of the traditional duties of physicians ... Read more »
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