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Talk at Jesup Library
July 23 @ 7:00 pm
Debra Mathews, the assistant director for science programs for the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will give a talk titled “Can Biotechnology Be Ethical: The CRISPR Conundrum” on July 23 at the Jesup Memorial Library.
Mathews is responsible for overseeing the Stem Cell Policy and Ethics program and the Program in Ethics and Brain Sciences, as well as other bench research-related endeavors in the Berman Institute. She is also a member of the steering committee of The Hinxton Group, an international collective of scientists, ethicists, policymakers and others interested in ethical and well-regulated science, and whose work focuses primarily on stem cell research. Mathews has been an active member of the International Neuroethics Society since 2006 and has served on the society’s board of directors since 2015.
For more information, call the library at 288-4245.