Human Genome Project: Expanding the Conversation Conference

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Sunday, January 27 
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Private Cocktail Reception – Whittemore House 
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner for Speakers – Whittemore House
Monday, January 28
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.   Welcome Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. View Video - Introduction – Dr. Peck and Chancellor Wrighton
9:15 - 10:00 a.m. View Video - Francis Collins - "Genomics, Medicine and Society"
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. View Video - Robert Burt – “Fear of the New Genetics: We Have Met the Enemy and They Is Us”
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. View Video - Joel and Margalit Mokyr – “Knowing About the Genome: A Historical Perspective”
11:30 - Noon View Video - Discussion and questions from the audience   
Noon - 1:30 p.m.   Lunch – Eric P. Newman Center for Speakers
1:30 - 1:45 p.m.     Introduction
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. View Video - Nancy Wexler – “Genetic Joy – Genetic Jeopardy” 
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. View Video - Gerald Early – “The Difference That Difference Makes: Some Observations on Race, Genes, and American History”   
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.  View Video - Bob Waterston - “The Human Genome and the Information Age”
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.  View Video - Discussion and questions from the audience
4:45 - 5:45 p.m.  View Video - Roundtable Discussion
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.    Reception & Cocktails – Holmes Lounge – Hilltop Campus
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.    Dinner for Speakers – Holmes Lounge – Hilltop Campus
Tuesday, January 29
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. View Video - Welcome Coffee
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.    Introduction – Dean Joel Seligman (Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom – Room 310)
9:15 - 10:00 a.m. View Video - Michael Traynor – “The Selfish Genome?”
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. View Video - David R. Cox – “Genetics and Everyday Life”
10:45 - 11:30 a.m. View Video - Amy Gutmann – “Human Genome Meets Democratic Public: Shall We Deliberate?”
11:30 - Noon View Video - Discussion and questions from the audience
Noon - 1:30 p.m.    Lunch for Speakers at the Knight Center
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. View Video - Introduction
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. View Video - Susan Okin – “Genetics and the Persistence of Teleological Thinking”
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. View Video - Anita Allen – “Caring, Sharing and Daring”
3:15 - 4:00 p.m. View Video - Noëlle Lenoir - "Genomics and the Law:  What about Europe's Peculiar Cultural Approach?"
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. View Video - Discussion and questions from the audience
4:45 - 5:45 p.m. View Video - Roundtable Discussion
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.   Reception & Cocktails – Anheuser-Busch Hall in the Janite Lee Reading Room Library – 4th Floor
    Casual dinner to be organized for those interested.

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