Symposium: Reproductive Technologies in the 21st Century

Posted by Jesse Reynolds February 15, 2010
Biopolitical Times
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A day-long symposium, Choice in the 21st Century? Regulating Reproductive Technologies, will be held at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco on Friday February 26.

CGS Associate Director Marcy Darnovsky and Senior Fellow Osagie Obasogie will participate as panelist and moderator. Linda Guidice of UC San Francisco will give a keynote talk on the science of reproductive technologies; Michele Goodwin of University of Minnesota will keynote on reproductive technology law.


8:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast

9:00 Introduction

9:15-10:15 Keynote Science Talk - Dr. Linda Giudice (UCSF)

Panel I 10:30-12:00 pm Choice in the 21st Century? Framing the Questions

Dr. Elena Gates (UCSF)
Adrienne Asch (Yeshiva & Albert Einstein)
Dov Fox (Yale)
Marcy Darnovsky (Center for Genetics & Society)
Moderator: Osagie Obasogie (UC Hastings)

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch

1:15-2:15 Keynote Law Talk - Professor Michele Goodwin (Minnesota)

Panel II 2:30–4:00 - Regulating Reproductive Technologies
Martha Ertman (Maryland)
Judith Daar (Whittier & UC Irvine)
Radhika Rao (UC Hastings)
Andrew Coan (Wisconsin)
Moderator: Jamie King (UC Hastings)

Panel III 4:15–5:30 - Embryo Politics

Charis Thompson (UC Berkeley)
Lisa Ikemoto (UC Davis)
June Carbone (UMKC)
Moderator: David Faigman (UC Hastings)

5:30-6:30 Reception