Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series

The Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets once monthly for faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics. All meetings are Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are at UCSD in Medical Teaching Facility (MTF) 175

2001 Topic Discussion
January 17 Integrating Machines and Bodies Butler
February 21 Human Trials of Gene Therapy in the Nervous System Tuszynski
March 21 Ethical Selection of Kidney Donors Steiner
April 18 Ethics of Health Care Reform Schneiderman
May 23 Statistical Ethics:Choice, Chance and Error in an Imperfect World Woolf
June 13 Ethical and Policy Issues in International Research Carrera
July 11 Responsibility for Communicating Science to Non-Scientists Kalichman
August 8 What is a University? Shapin
September 19 Whistleblowing Kalichman
October 17 Protecting Genomics' Promise: Banning Discrimination Based on Genetic Identity Anita Silvers
San Francisco State University
November 14 Placebo-controlled Trials Carrera
December 19 Paid Organ Donation -- Can it Ever be Ethical? Burke and Steiner