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...

Promotional banner for the event, featuring several women of color laying down in white clothing and holding a baby on their chest.

The Baby Markets International Congress celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Baby Markets Roundtable series founded by the Center for...

Illustrated image of a purple double helix breaking a part.

Presented by the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life at UCSB with support...

A circular globe model, displaying various countries in Eastern Europe and Africa.

Marcy Darnovsky spoke about embryo selection and germline editing at the three-day workshop, Inter-country Medically Assisted Reproduction: Conceiving a human...

A scientist holds a strand of DNA and a tweezer tool.

The Center for Genetics and Society spoke by invitation at the 500-person International Summit on Human Gene Editing in Washington,...