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Is Ignorance Bliss?

Is Ignorance Bliss?

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  •  Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YG
  •  (Exact address will be provided after booking)
Suitable for: Kids ( from age 16 to age 17 ) / Adults
We are a group of King's College London graduate and undergraduate student researchers working on gene therapy to improve the method of delivery into somatic (non-reproductive) ... More Info »
This Funzing Experience:
Who owns your DNA?
Should you sequence your genome?
What are the social and ethical implications in the gene editing of babies that has recently been done in China?
Should pre-natal include sequencing the genome of unborn children?

Is Ignorance Bliss? The Ethics of Gene Editing and Sequencing:
Join King's College London's iGEM team to discuss the social, ethical and political factors that come into play with regards to some of the keys issues faced in genome sequencing, genetic testing and gene editing.

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Who owns your DNA? Should you sequence your genome? What are the social and ethical implications in the gene editing of babies that has recently been done in China? Should pre-natal include sequencing the genome of unborn children? Is Ignora... Read More
Experience includes:

  • Fascinating lecture
  • Relaxed, comfortable lounge atmosphere to contemplate interesting and topical questions 
  • Unique after-work event
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