Human Nature Panel Discussion: Editing Along Ethical Boundaries —

Oct 21, 2020 11:00 AM

Human Nature tells the story of the biggest tech revolution of the 21st century. A breakthrough called CRISPR has given us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the door to curing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. Human Nature is a provocative exploration of CRISPR’s far-reaching implications, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it, the families it’s affecting, and the bioengineers who are testing its limits.

Join us for a discussion on how UNC researchers are leveraging this game-changing technology in their research, how data scientists are powering their breakthroughs, and the ethical implications all must consider.  We invite you to submit your questions for the panelists during your viewing of the movie. We will collect all questions and begin with those at the start of the panel discussion.

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Panelists:
Terry Magnusen | Vice Chancellor for Research, UNC-Chapel Hill | Genetics
Stan Ahalt | Director, RENCI | Cyberinfrastructure and Data Science
Eric Juengst | Director, UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Bioethics | Medical Ethics