FORA.tv Speaker - Lee Silver

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Biography

Lee M. Silver is a professor at Princeton University in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He also has joint appointments in the Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, the Office of Population Research, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, all at Princeton University. Silver's latest book is Challenging Nature: The Clash of Science and Spirituality at the New Frontiers of Life (2006). Silver's previous book, Remaking Eden: How Genetic Engineering and Cloning Will Transform the American Family (1998) is published in 16 languages. He has published over 180 scientific articles in the fields of genetics, evolution, reproduction, embryology, computer modeling, and behavioral science, and other scholarly papers on topics at the interface between biotechnology, law, ethics, and religion. He was a member of the New Jersey Bioethics Commission Task Force formed to recommend reproductive policy for the New Jersey State Legislature, and has testified on reproductive and genetic technologies before U.S. Congressional and New York State Senate committees.

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Should America Prohibit Genetically Engineered Babies?

02.13.13 | 01:42:04 min | 0 comments