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ELSI Friday Forum is a monthly one-hour seminar series featuring topics on ELSI research. Join us from 12:00-1:00 pm ET / 9:00-10:00 am PT on the second Friday of each month for talks and panels on a broad array of issues, explored through an ELSI lens.

We are excited to kick off the ELSI Friday Forum series on November 13 with “Structural Racism and Genomics in the Time of COVID.” This conversation features Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD, Dean and Harold H. Greene Professor of Law at George Washington University and Vence L. Bonham, Jr, JD, Senior Advisor to the NHGRI Director on Genomics and Health Disparities and Associate Investigator, Social and Behavioral Research Branch at NHGRI. Register here for November 13.(link is external and opens in a new window)

The conversation continues on December 11 on “Addressing Racism in Research and Clinical Practice” with panelists Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, pediatrician and public health advocate who serves as the chief medical officer of San Diego 211, and as the director of equity and justice for The California Children’s Trust; Daphne Martschenko, PhD, postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics; and Robert D. Steiner, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Genetics in Medicine. Register here for December 11.(link is external and opens in a new window)