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July 2019

Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Boston 2019

July 10
Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to all people? How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? In this one-day professional development workshop, we will discuss the intersection of genetics with medicine, reproduction, ancestry testing, genome editing and CRISPR, law enforcement, and the history of the American eugenics movement. Attendees will learn how to include discussions of the ethical,…

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Genetics & Social Justice: Personal Genetics in Health, History & Society – Alabama 2019

July 16 - July 18
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, 601 Genome Way, NW
Huntsville, AL 35806 United States
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Recent advances in genetic technology mean we have faster and cheaper access to more genetic information about ourselves than ever before. The increased use of genetics offers both promise for benefits and potential for misuse. As genetic technologies become more widespread, how can our society ensure that education about and access to this information is available to all people? How can we prepare students to make informed choices for themselves and for society? In this 3-day interdisciplinary professional development workshop,…

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