Talks and Testimonies

Invited by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), CGS Executive Director Marcy Darnovsky spoke at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas, which centered on the theme of "Advancing Science: Discovery to Application." 

Her talk, "Gene Editing for Reproduction: Moral Questions of an Altogether Different Kind,” was among the Scientific Session for "Gene Editing and Human Identity: Promising Advances and Ethical Challenges."


Below is the abstract for her presentation.

Human gene editing holds great...

The Center for Genetics and Society receives numerous invitations to speak in person and via video link to high school, college, and university classes about gene editing and other related topics. Through these engagements, CGS shares a biopolitical framework that is grounded in social justice and the common good. Though we are not able to accept all requests, CGS welcomes these opportunities.

Below is a list of recent classroom presentations.

CGS Staff Presenter University Class Title Department Date Instructor
Marcy Darnovsky, Executive...

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

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...

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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...