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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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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

May 03, 2017


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

Apr 03, 2017

Genetics Hot Topics - April 19, 2017

Genetics Hot Topics: A Collaborative Evening Ethics with UCEER (Utah Center for Excellence in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research) “Genetic Testing and Disability: Is Genetic Testing Discriminatory?” Guest Lecturer: Adam Cureton... Read More

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