Library EventDNA Interest Group: Ethical implications of recent genetic advancements

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

03/26/2019 6:00pm 03/26/2019 7:30pm DNA Interest Group: Ethical implications of recent genetic advancements What is bioethics, and why is it important? What new ethical dilemmas arise with new scientific advancements? Where should the line be drawn with applications using Gene Therapy, Cloning, and CRISPR? Presenter: Bryant McAllister The DNA Interest Group is designed to bring together individuals in the Iowa City area interested in learning about the use and interpretation of commercial DNA test results. Meetings will address a variety of different topical areas, including applications in genealogy, inferences of traits, exploration of human genetic variation, and the societal impact of these services. Meetings will also include group discussions, and are free and open to the public. If this topic interests you, join us! Meetings will be the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library. For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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What is bioethics, and why is it important? What new ethical dilemmas arise with new scientific advancements? Where should the line be drawn with applications using Gene Therapy, Cloning, and CRISPR?

Presenter: Bryant McAllister

The DNA Interest Group is designed to bring together individuals in the Iowa City area interested in learning about the use and interpretation of commercial DNA test results. Meetings will address a variety of different topical areas, including applications in genealogy, inferences of traits, exploration of human genetic variation, and the societal impact of these services. Meetings will also include group discussions, and are free and open to the public. If this topic interests you, join us! Meetings will be the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library.
For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City.

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Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: University of Iowa Biology Department

Cosponsor Name: Bryant McAllister

Cosponsor Phone: 319-335-2604