In light of new technologies like CRISPR, the seemingly infinite possibilities of altering the human genome have sparked debate in communities across the globe. Are we reaching new heights in genetic medicine, or are we promulgating eugenics? Join 30 leading thinkers in discussing the ethical, historical, and political context of genetic editing, and its impact on the future of the human.
Sponsored by The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, The Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies, The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, The Booth School of Business, The Harris School of Public Policy, The Division of the Biological Sciences, The Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine, The Divinity School, The Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics, The Department of History, The Oriental Institute, and International House.
Agenda and speaker list coming soon!