ISSP-RCIScience Lecture Series: The Promise and Perils of Gene Editing - February 2018

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy and the Royal Canadian Institute for Science were delighted to host the inaugural panel in the ISSP-RCIScience Lecture Series, which focused on the impact of emerging science and technology innovations on society. The discussion focused on gene editing technology and discussed how CRISPR works and where this technology could take us.


Documents

Speaker's bios (PDF file)


Links

Event photos (Facebook album)

The Official Videos of the event (Youtube link)

The Official Videos of the event (Facebook link)


Welcome Remarks

 

Dr. Monica Gattinger, Director, Institute for Science, Society and Policy
 

 


Opening Remarks

 

Dr. Mona Nemer, Chief Science Advisor of Canada

 


Moderator

 

Dr. Marc Fortin, Vice-President, Research Partnerships Directorate, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

 


Panelists

 

Dr. Rob Annan, Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications at Genome Canada


 

 

Dr. Jennifer Kuzma, Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Science and Society, ISSP, University of Ottawa (Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University)

 

Dr. Janet Rossant, Senior Scientist, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology, SickKids/University of Toronto
 

 


Closing Remarks

 

Helle Tosine, Past Board Chair, Royal Canadian Institute for Science

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