Denison Lecture Series Speaker Discusses Human Cloning And The Bio-Ethics Revolution
Posted: March 18, 2002
GRANVILLE - The next Denison Lecture Series presentation at Denison University will identify the opportunities and risks of biotechnology in the new millennium. Professor of Bioethics Glenn McGee will discuss "Playing God: Human Cloning and the New Bio-tech Revolution" at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday (March 21) in Herrick Hall. McGee will discuss the ethics of the human cloning debate. This event is free and open to the public.
McGee, on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, is considered a leader in the new generation of bioethics research. The affect that new technology will have on our future is constantly in the public eye and McGee has been a frequent guest on the television shows Today, 60 Minutes, Oprah, Good Morning America, All Things Considered, The News Hour, World News Tonight and other national forums. McGee has been published in numerous newspapers, journals of business, science, medicine and news and has a popular weekly column on the MSNBC website. His books include:The Human Cloning Debate; The Perfect Baby: Parenthood in the New World of Cloning and Genetics; andPragmatic Bioethics. His new book,Being Genomic: Everything You Need to Know About the Complicated Choices You'll Face as a Result of the Biological Revolution in Genetics, will be published in 2002.
McGee is the associate director of the Center for Bioethics, a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy at the Leonard Davis Institute of The Wharton School and the editor in chief of The American Journal of Bioethics. He serves on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Molecular and Genetic Devices Panel and is a postdoctoral fellow for the National Institutes of Health. He earned his bachelor's degree from Baylor University and his doctorate from Vanderbilt University.
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