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Nuffield Council for Bioethics 2015 Annual Lecture: In Conversation with Dr Amy Gutmann
17 March, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Dr Gutmann was named Chair of the US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues by President Barack Obama in 2009. Under Dr Gutmann’s leadership, the Commission has advised the Obama Administration on the ethics of synthetic biology and emerging technologies; protecting research participants; whole genome sequencing; clinical research in children; incidental findings in research, clinical, and consumer settings; and neuroscience research.
A political scientist and philosopher, Dr Gutmann has authored numerous articles, essays and books and continues to teach and write on ethics and public policy, democracy and education.
Registration, tea & coffee from 6pm. The event begins at 6.30pm, followed by a Q&A with the audience, and a drinks reception.
Please book in advance.