Event Category: Lectures

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Lectures of interest to CSCA members, usually indicating free, public lectures (but do see individual event details).

FREE PUBLIC EVENT: The CSCA presents a lecture by Emeritus Prof. Keith Fox. Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Southampton U.K., where his research group investigates the structure of DNA and how it might be modified. Human Genome Modification: Should Scientists Be Allowed to Change Our Genes? Recent scientific advances enable us to manipulate (edit) our genomes with the potential for preventing or curing some genetic diseases. This may seem like an exciting prospect, but it raises questions about what is ‘normal’, what it means to be human, and how we treat those who have disabilities. Is this a …