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Genetic Crossroads
September 14th, 2006

bullet September 21, Seoul, South Korea: CGS Project Director Emily Galpern will speak at Envisioning the Human Rights of Women in the Age of Biotechnology and Science, a conference organized and hosted by the Korean Womenlink and co-sponsored by Seoul Women's Plaza and Ewha Institute for Law and Bioethics. The two-day gathering will explore women's role in stem cell and cloning research in the wake of worldwide debates about women's eggs for research.

bullet September 28, Berkeley, CA: CGS Associate Director Marcy Darnovsky will speak at Ethical Worlds of Stem Cell Medicine, a conference organized by the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine at UC San Francisco and the Science, Technology, and Society Center at UC Berkeley. Events run from 2 pm - 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 28 at UCB, and the following day from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm at UCSF.

bullet October 14, Oakland, CA: CGS Program Director Sujatha Jesudason and Project Director Patricia Berne will be speaking at Toward Fair Cures: Integrating the Benefits of Diversity in California's Stem Cell Research Program. The conference will be hosted by the Greenlining Institute, the UC Berkeley Stem Cell Center, and the Children's Hospital of Oakland Research Institute (CHORI).

bullet October 22, San Rafael, CA: CGS Project Director Patricia Berne will be speaking at The Perils and Promise of "Edge" Technologies at the Bioneers 17th Annual Conference. The panel will be hosted by Bioneers Associate Producer, J.P. Harpignies; with Patricia Berne; long-time activist Gopal Dayaneni, formerly with the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition and Project Underground; and design engineer and world famous "techno-artist" Natalie Jeremijenko, whose award-winning digital, interactive systems explore our complex relationships to technology.


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