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Bioethics researcher to speak March 26

at Manchester College convocation


       Bioethics – of stem cell research, cloning, genetic engineering – are the subject of a Manchester College convocation on Monday, March 26 featuring Dr. Eric M. Meslin, director of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics.

       The convocation for all students begins at 10 a.m. Monday in Cordier Auditorium. The public is invited to the free presentation, entitled “Bioethics in the Genomic Century:  Rights, Responsibilities, and Reactions.”

       Professor Meslin, who also teaches medicine and philosophy at IU,  is researching the ethics of research involving human subjects and human biological materials, the conduct of research and treatment in economically developing countries, and science and technology policy. He has authored more than 80 articles and book chapters, has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization, the U.S. Observer Mission to UNESCO and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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