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CRISPR in Assisted Reproduction: What are the Limits and Who Should Decide?

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:40 pm
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Mountcastle Auditorium
725 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

CRISPR in Assisted Reproduction: What are the Limits and Who Should Decide?

A Symposium co-sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Medicine’s McKusick-Nathans Department of Genetic Medicine

12:30 p.m.
Welcome
Debra Mathews and David Valle

12:40 p.m.
Update on the He Jainkui Case
Debra Mathews
Assistant Director for Science Programs, Berman Institute

1:10 p.m.
CRISPR: What can it do? What are its limits? Where will it go?
Kiran Musunuru
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

2 p.m.
International Governance Landscape
Jeffrey Kahn
Director, Berman Institute

2:50 p.m.
BREAK

3 p.m.
US Governance Landscape
Lyric Jorgenson
Deputy Director, Office of Science Policy, NIH

3:50 p.m.
Panel Discussion and Q & A

  • Has this case shaped the field, and if so how? Historically, what has been the impact of big, bad index cases?
  • What are the biggest issues likely to be over the next 3-5 years?
  • What aren’t we paying attention to that we should?

4:30 p.m.
Wrap-up
David Valle
Chair, Department of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins SOM

4:40pm
Adjourn

RSVP requested, but not required, to Rhys Benson