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August 2017

CRISPRcon

August 16 - August 17
UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA United States + Google Map

Ting will be joining Roxi Beck (Center for Food Integrity), Rick Loverd (Science & Entertainment Exchange) and Michael Specter (The New Yorker) on the panel "CRISPR in the Public Eye: Societal perceptions of science" at CRISPRcon, a conference on "Science, Society, and the Future of Gene Editing."

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September 2017

National Society of Genetic Counselors annual conference

September 14

Marnie will be joining Dr. Tshaka Cunningham and Pastor Chad Baldanza on a panel moderated by genetic counselor, Molly McGinnis, to discuss the landscape of genomics and strategies for addressing health care disparities.

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Biotech and its Representations in Popular Culture: Orphan Black

September 15
Nasher Museum of Art Durham, NC United States + Google Map

Marnie and Johnny have been invited to speak at a panel on the Canadian television series Orphan Black, a featured event at the Duke University Health Humanities and Social Justice conference on Sept 14-16. They will bring perspectives from genetics and public engagement to this discussion, organized by Profs. Everett Hamner (Western Illinois U) and Priscilla Wald (Duke U), and also featuring Cosima Herter (Orphan Black science consultant), Mackenzie Donaldson (Orphan Black co-producer) and Prof. Rebekah Sheldon (Indiana U Bloomington).

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November 2017

“Science Education for Jewish Professionals” webinar

November 16, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marnie is looking forward to presenting a webinar on Genetics, Identity, and Our Changing Selves as part of the “Science Education for Jewish Professionals” project. This series of webinars is being run by the American Association for the Advancement of Science Program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics and Religion, in partnership with Sinai and Synapses, hosted by Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, and funded by the John Templeton Foundation.

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