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The IU Center for Bioethics will present "Bioethics at the Crossroads: Where Public Health, Genomics, Data and Translational Science Meet" from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, in the IUPUI Campus Center, Room 307.

This conference will bring together some of the world's foremost authorities on ethical, legal and social implications of science and society, and will highlight emerging issues arising from new genomic and health information technologies, and their applications to health.

Internationally known speakers include:

  • Anne Cambon-Thomsen of the French Institute of Health and Medical Research, France

  • Tim Caulfield of the University of Alberta, Canada

  • Jantina Devries of the University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • Kelly Edwards of the University of Washington

  • Gail Geller of Johns Hopkins University

  • Jennifer Harris of the University of Oslo, Norway

  • Nils Hoppe of the University of Hannover, Germany

  • Kazuto Kato of Kyoto University, Japan

  • Jane Kaye of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Patricia Marshall of the Case Western University

Panel presentations will be moderated by IU faculty including Fred Cate, J.D., of the IU Maurer School of Law; Kimberly Quaid, Ph.D., and Peter Schwartz, Ph.D., of the IU Center for Bioethics; Ross Silverman, J.D., MPH, of the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI; and Nic Terry, LL.M., of the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

This event is supported by the Fairbanks School of Public Health Center for Health Policy; the Public Population Project in Genomics and Society; the Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information; the Center for Genetic Research Ethics and Law at Case Western University; BioShare.eu; and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

To register, visit http://bioethics.iu.edu/n/elsireg-may7. Questions to Eva Jackson at ejacks@iu.edu.

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