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UCEER

ELSI Research

The University of Utah has a strong tradition in human genetics and ELSI research. Our NIH grant is a collaborative, trans-disciplinary center for research and teaching in ELSI issues. The University of Utah Center for Excellence in ELSI Research (UCEER) focuses primarily on issues relevant to population screening for genetic conditions in the health care of women and children. 

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Research
Apr 09, 2018

GURU: Graduate and Undergraduate Researchers of UCEER

Graduate and Undergraduate Researchers of UCEER (GURU) is an NIH-funded, first-of-its-kind program designed to give undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Utah who identify as having a disability the opportunity to join a research team focused on the ethical, legal, and social issues raised by genomic science and genomic medicine. The ultimate goal is to provide students with a combination of mentorship, research, and curricular resources that will maximize their potential for moving on to the next stage of their academic or professional career. ... Read More

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Research
Mar 05, 2018

CALL FOR SMALL/PILOT GRANT PROPOSALS

The University of Utah Center for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social (ELSI) Issues in Genetic Research (UCEER) is accepting applications for seed grants from students and scholars from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds including University of Utah graduate students, post-docs, and faculty. The seed grant program supports small, well-defined projects from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds that focus on ethical, legal, and social issues relevant to human genetics. ... Read More

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UCEER Annual Research Core Meeting 2018
Recognition
Jan 29, 2018

UCEER Annual Research Core Meeting 2018

Our annual UCEER Research Core Meeting will be held on February 2nd, Friday, 2018. We will be holding the meeting close to campus, at Red Butte Garden, Orangerie. Our collaborators, research assistants and project PI's will be joining us. We are planning to have panel discussions about all the research projects and topics we are currently involved in. Please hold the date. Our agenda are here: ... Read More

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A Faith and Science Workshop on Ethical Issues in Human Germ-line Editing
Research, Recognition
Oct 05, 2017

A Faith and Science Workshop on Ethical Issues in Human Germ-line Editing

"GOD AND HUMAN SUFFERING: CONVERSATIONS ON 21ST CENTURY GENETICS AND OUR SHARED FUTURE" Join us for presentations and conversations in Salt Lake City October 6-7, 2017, as we engage in a multi-disciplinary exploration of these and other questions facing us today. What is our shared mission as people of science, ethics, and faith? What is the role of recent dialogue regarding germ-line editing and in the development of regulations that both promote the alleviation of suffering, and protect the inherent diversity of our planet? Bring your perspectives and experiences to share with other thoughtful people in this unique opportunity to listen, share, network, and collaborate.... Read More

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Recognition, Research
Jul 25, 2017

UCEER Annual Collaborative Meeting 2017

Our first annual UCEER Collaboratory meeting will be held August 3, 2017. We will be holding the meeting close to campus, in the Monson Center. Our internal and external Advisors will be joining us. We are planning to have all the pilot projects present at the meeting. Please hold the date. We are also having a barbeque dinner together in the patio of hotel Marriott. Our agenda are here: ... Read More

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