2020 Virtual Bioethics Symposium

2020 Virtual Bioethics Symposium
April 3, 2020 No Comments Uncategorized Ariel Sykes

Watch the recorded video of the 2020 Virtual Bioethics Symposium on the theme of “Being Human in a Brave New World”

2020 Bioethics Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, May 6th


Opening Presentation (9:30-9:45 a.m.)


Bioethics Scholar Sessions (9:50 – 10:35 a.m.)

  • Eliminating Imperfections or Unethical Intervention: The Ethics of Gene-editing and Prenatal Screening
  • The Effects of a Miscommunication: The Societal Parallels Between Nuclear Warfare and Pharmaceutical Pollution in Water
  • From Medication to Electrical Stimulation: Does “Brain Hacking” Make Us Less Human?  

Bioethics Scholar Sessions (10:45 – 11:30 a.m.)

  • Working Hand in “Hand” With Robotic Technology: Should the Human be Replaced in War and Surgery?
  • Testing to Expose or Expect? Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing & Gene Doping
  • Medical Innovations for Increased Efficiency: Will Convenience Kill the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Closing Remarks (11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)  

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