The Research Ethics Program serves as a resource for the campus community to identify and address ethical challenges intrinsic to the conduct of science, engineering, and other academic scholarship.

Research Integrity Series

UC, San Diego's Research Ethics Program, Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series & Vice Chancellor for Research invite you to the sixth seminar in our Research Integrity Series, "Systems Matter: Research Environments and Institutional Integrity" with guest speaker, C.K. Gunsalus, on September 25th from 12:30-PM in the Medical Education and Telemedicine building (learning center) - Learn more and register for the event. 

Case of the Month: September 2017

This year, scientists at the Salk Institute published a study demonstrating correction of a specific inherited mutation in early-stage human embryos using the gene editing tool, CRISPR. This technology could be a useful tool in decreasing the risk of serious inherited disorders, but it could also be used for purposes that may be harder to justify such as choosing different physical or mental traits.



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