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PostedAugust 22, 2016 AT 10:00 AM
$OCIAL JUSTICE & BIOETHICS: The Rich, The Poor, and the Re$t of Us
When: October 6-8, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah
Submit abstracts by September 9, 2016: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=2016seac
More information: https://rit.edu/cla/ethics/seac/conferences.html
October 6th 9 a.m.
“The Significance of Injustice for Bioethics”
Leslie Francis, JD, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Law, U of Utah
October 7th 9 a.m.
“Ethical Obligations and Designer Genes”
Mario Capecchi, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine
Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics & Biology, U of Utah
October 8th 9 a.m.
“Ethics At the Edge of Science”
Insoo Hyun, Professor of
Bioethics and Philosophy, Case Western University
October 8th 12 p.m.
“Clinical Trials: The Possibility of Assent”
James A. Anderson, Professor of Communication, U of ...
PostedAugust 18, 2016 AT 10:01 AM
The Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University invites submission of papers for possible inclusion in a workshop on “Engineering and Animal Ethics.” The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 31, 2016.
With funding from the Sue and Harry Bovay Chair for the History and Ethics of Professional Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts Cornerstone Fund, the workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, with a public lecture the evening before.
Authors of accepted papers will be reimbursed after the workshop for up to $500 in travel costs, with food and accommodations provided while in College Station. We anticipate accepting three or four submitted papers.
All papers presented at the workshop will be considered for publication in the Journal of Agricultural and Environment Ethics (with publication contingent on successful peer review).
Invited workshop presentations will be limited to 30 minutes, but papers may be up to 10,000 words. ...
Why it is unique or exemplary This Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE) award supports a five-year project that brings researchers and students from six U.S. institutions together with five partner institutions in India and three in China to conduct ...
A bibliography that includes books, journal articles and web sites looking at the ethics of emerging biotechnologies, and including sections on synthetic biology, CRISPR-Cas9 and other genomic editing technologies, and genetic screening and genetic modification in embryos.
Bio 611: Ethics of Human Enhancement is a syllabus for a one credit graduate course. Taught at Arizona State University, Bio 611 attracts a mix of natural science and humanities graduate students and does not assume students will have substantial experience in ethics. Beyond exploration of the topic of ethics of human enhancement, the course aims to develop the ability of students to analyze ethical issues through the incorporation of case discussion and case writing.
This class plan gives a selection of exercises out of which an instructor may build a class session around the Enhancement, Anti-Aging Medicine & Life-Extending Biotechnologies case . The materials are suitable for upper division undergraduate courses in bioethics or the life and ...
This case describes the February 2015 decision by the United Kingdom’s Parliament to allow human trials of an in vitro fertility (IVF) treatment using mitochondrial transfer technologies. It provides an opportunity for discussion of the ethics of germline gene modification in humans as both therapy and enhancement.