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Orange County: De-Extinction: Bringing Back Extinct Creatures - Good, Bad, or Ugly?

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Fri, March 13, 2015
01:00PM - 02:30PM
Payne and Fears, LLP - Jamboree Center
4 Park Plaza, Suite 1100, Irvine CA 92614
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SLS Alumni Relations

The Stanford Law School Orange County Alumni Chapter invites you to join Professor Hank Greely, BA '74, for a lunchtime discussion of his current research on the ethical, legal, and social issues arising from the biosciences. Enjoy lunch and take a deep dive into the possibilities and controversy around de-extinction, the future of human reproduction (the end of sex), and medical records, DNA sequences, and the future of research and privacy. Registration is complimentary and guests are welcome. Kindly register by Monday, March 9.

This event is generously hosted by Payne & Fears LLP

About the Speaker

Henry T. Greely, BA '74, is the Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law. He specializes in the ethical, legal, and social implications of new biomedical technologies, particularly those related to neuroscience, genetics, or stem cell research. He frequently serves as an advisor on California, national, and international policy issues. He is chair of California's Human Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee, a member of the Advisory Council of the NIH's National Institute for General Medical Sciences, a member of the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law of the National Academies, a member of the Neuroscience Forum of the Institute of Medicine, and served from 2007-2010 as co-director of the Law and Neuroscience Project, funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

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