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August 6, 2019

Visiting Researchers Presentations

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09h30: Amaral Paulo, University of Cambridge, Research Associate, Biology

 

  • Beyond a Jungle of Dogmas: the history of junk DNA and RNA


 

09h50: Bélisle-Pipon Jean-Christophe, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School, Visiting

            Researcher, Bioethics - Medical ethics

 

  • Pharmaceutical Marketing Ethics: Values, Ethical Guidance and Regulation of Pharmaceutical Direct-to-Consumer Communications


 

10h10: Canca Cansu, AI Ethics Lab, Dr. - Founder, Philosophy

 

  • Performance Arts and Professional Sports: Where is the moral limit?


 

10h30: Chase Liana, SOAS, University of London, Doctoral candidate - Anthropology

 

  • Ethics and Politics of 'Task Shifting' in Global Mental Health


 

10h50: Hauskeller Christine, University of Exeter, UK, Professor, Philosophy &

            Harrington Jean, Senior Associate Innovation Unit, Dr., Bioethics - Medical Ethics

    

  • Toward Harmonized Ethical Standards


 

10h50 - 11h05: coffee break

 

11h05: Hopman Roos, University of Amsterdam, MSc., PhD student, Anthropology

 

  • Facing the unknown suspect: An inquiry into ‘the face’ generated through Forensic DNA Phenotyping


 

11h25: Lee Tsung-Ling, Center for biomedical ethics, Research Fellow, Law

 

  • Gene drives in the Global Age: Dual uses and the Rule of Law


 

11h45: Mika Marissa, University College London, Research Fellow - History of Medecine

 

  • Africanizing Oncology: Creativity, Crisis, and Cancer in Uganda



 

12h05 - 13h30: Buffet lunch served by the Foundation in the Brocher Centre


 

13h30: Mitra Sayani, University Medical Center Goettingen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Sociology

 

  • Disruptive Embodiments: An ethnography of risks and failures during commercial surrogacy in India

 

13h50: Nyikuri Mary, Strathmore University, Doctoral Fellow, Anthropology

 

  • Nurses Perceptions about quality of inpatient care for sick newborns in Nairobi, Kenya


 

14h10: O’Donovan Orla, University College Cork, Dr. / College Lecturer - Sociology

 

  • The dead body as a medical commons?


 

14h30: Pacurari Nadia, University of Basel, Post-doc - Bioethics - Medical ethics

 

  • Facilitating decision making in end-of-life: A study in Swiss and Romanian pediatric oncology settings


 

14h50: Rehsmann Julia, University of Bern, University of Liverpool, PhD candidate, Research

            Fellow, Anthropology

 

  • EPrec(ar)ious Live(r)s: An Anthropological Engagement with Failing Livers and the Promises of Transplant Medicine




 

15h10  END OF THE PRESENTATIONS

 

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2019-08-06 - 2019-08-06

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