Talks and Testimonies

A bird's eye view of a spiraling staircase cascading downward.

CRISPR, the powerful gene editing technique that enables the precise modification of genes, is revolutionizing medicine and biotechnology. It can be used to alter embryonic DNA, delay the aging process, treat cancer, and other diseases. 

But the high costs and ethical implications have sparked intense debate. When should gene-editing be used?  Who will control it? And how can we make sure its benefits are available to all? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you....

Sponsored by the Health and societies of the Lang Center, Sociology and Anthropology, Black Studies.

Marcy Darnovsky and Dorothy Roberts discuss urgent social justice issues at the intersection of race, genetics, and human biotechnology, and explore their implications for the new US political landscape.

How can engaged scholarship and informed advocacy help avert the kinds of scientific, medical, and biotechnological innovations that unjustly divide us, and encourage those that affirm our common humanity?

Communications Coordinator Victoria Massie facilitated a thought provoking workshop discussion at the Black Women for Wellness Conference, Power Manifesto.

CRISPR...

Marcy was a speaker for a summer seminar for high school educators, “Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics...

Marcy presents in front of full of lecture hall full of students

The Center for Genetics and Society receives numerous invitations to speak in person and via video link to high school,...

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Hosted by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Executive Director Marcy Darnovsky was a panelist for a debate and dialogue on...

Photo of Victoria during the workshop, with a board that reads "Race, Genetics, and Reproduction."

Communications Coordinator Victoria Massie facilitated a thought provoking workshop discussion at the Black Women for Wellness Conference, Power Manifesto.

CRISPR...

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During the 128th American Folklore Society Annual Meeting, Program Manager Leah Lowthorp presented her paper which explores the relationship between folklore and...

A bird's eye view of a spiraling staircase cascading downward.

CRISPR, the powerful gene editing technique that enables the precise modification of genes, is revolutionizing medicine and biotechnology. It can...

Marcy Darnovsky presents in front of a room full of people sitting in desks.

Hosted by Stanford BioLaw and Health Policy Society, which invites speakers to present on-campus to discuss their current work/research in...

A puzzle of DNA is spotlighted, with a few puzzle pieces still missing.

Marcy Darnovsky was a workshop speaker at the 27th annual National Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California.

Dramatic advances in...