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BioNews lists forthcoming events about genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas. A selection of these events is also included in weekly BioNews email newsletter.

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
A FREE-to-attend Progress Educational Trust event about testing and selecting embryos, chaired by Stephen Harbottle, with speakers Dr Tony Gordon, James Lawford Davies, Professor Michael Parker and Dr Christine Patch... [Read More]
Frozen Assets? Preserving Sperm, Eggs and Embryos
25 October 2016 6pm Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
A FREE-to-attend Progress Educational Trust event about preserving fertility when there is a medical need, with speakers including Professor Richard Anderson and Professor Allan Pacey... [Read More]
Rethinking the Ethics of Embryo Research: Genome Editing, 14 Days and Beyond
07 December 2016 9.30am-5pm Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's Annual Conference, with speakers including Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz (leader of research in which human embryos were cultured in vitro for 13 days), Dr Kathy Niakan (first researcher licensed by the UK regulator to use genome editing on human embryos), Lord George Carey (former Archbishop of Canterbury), Baroness Mary Warnock (who oversaw the Warnock Report) and Professor Sir Ian Wilmut (creator of Dolly the sheep)... [Read More]

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RETHINKING THE ETHICS OF EMBRYO RESEARCH
Genome Editing, 14 Days and Beyond

Public Conference
London
7 December 2016

Speakers include

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Dr Kathy Niakan

Professor Sir Ian Wilmut

Lord George Carey

Baroness Mary Warnock

Dr Simon Fishel

Professor Bruce Whitelaw

Professor Sarah Franklin

Professor David Jones

Professor Stephen Wilkinson

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