North Carolina Law Review

University of North Carolina School of Law

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Chapel Hill, NC 27514

North Carolina Law Review Annual Symposium

Legal, Ethical, and Policy Implications of New Gene Editing Technologies

A symposium to examine gene editing technology and explore its significant implications for law, ethics, regulation, and health policy

Date: Friday, October 5, 2018

Location: The Carolina Club 

Schedule

8:30 AM

Breakfast and Registration 

9:00 AM

Panel 1: Basic Issues in Bioethics, Patent Law, and Health Policy

10:45 AM

Panel 2: Ethical and Policy Problems Arising from Gene-Editing Biotechnology

12:15 PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker: Paul Enriquez, North Carolina State University

1:30 PM

Panel 3: Gene Editing and Health

2:45 PM

Panel 4: Citizen Science

 

3:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Panelists and Speakers

  • Alexandra Grafton, University of Houston School of Law

  • Laura Hercher, Sarah Lawrence College 

  • Anya Prince, University of Iowa College of Law

  • Rebecca Walker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

  • Nancy M. P. King, Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • Christopher Scott, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Paul Enriquez, North Carolina State University

  • Lisa Smilan, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

  • Vence Bonham, National Institute of Health 

  • Karen Meagher, Mayo Clinic

  • Jonas Monast, University of North Carolina School of Law

  • Cristi Guerrini, Baylor College of Medicine  

  • Evan Spencer, University of Houston School of Law

  • Eric Juengst, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill