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Germline in the Sand: Where Should We Draw the Boundaries for Genome Editing?

Progress Educational Trust
Great Hall, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ
19 March 2019 5.30pm (refreshments), 6.15pm-8pm (panel discussion)

A free-to-attend public event about the ethical and scientific boundaries of genome editing, produced by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and supported by the Scottish Government.

Neva Haites, Emeritus Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Aberdeen and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'Germline in the Sand: Where Should We Draw the Boundaries for Genome Editing?', taking place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on the evening of Tuesday 19 March 2019Dr Sarah Chan, Principal Investigator at the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society and speaker at the Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event 'Germline in the Sand: Where Should We Draw the Boundaries for Genome Editing?', taking place at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on the evening of Tuesday 19 March 2019 Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Neva Haites (Emeritus Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Aberdeen)

  • Dr Sarah Chan (Principal Investigator at the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society)

  • Dr Calum MacKellar (Director of Research at the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics)

This evening event will be preceded by an afternoon symposium in the same venue, exploring related topics in greater depth. Further details of the symposium can be found here.

If you wish to attend just the evening event, then attendance is free but advance booking is required. Book your place now by emailing sstarr@progress.org.uk

If you wish to attend both the afternoon symposium and the evening event, then there is an attendance fee. Please book your place(s) here.