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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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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

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

Research
May 03, 2017

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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