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David Zonderman


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Date: 10/01/05 - 9/30/06
Amount: $1,000.00
Funding Agencies: NC Biotechnology Center

The North Carolina State University 2006 Harrelson Lecture will feature Dr. Leon Kass, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Kass is the current Chairperson of the President's Council on Bioethics. He also holds the Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago (on leave of absence) and is the Hertog Fellow in Social Thought at the American Enterprise Institute. Dr. Kass' lecture (tentatively titled "The Challenge for Bioethics") will focus on the ethical and philosophical issues surrounding biomedical advance, such as in vitro fertilization, cloning, genetic screening, and genetic technology. Dr. Kass will deliver the primary Harrelson Lecture, and a related lecture to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences during his two-day residency. He will also participate in 3 classroom visits and discussions with undergraduate students in the biological sciences and students in the College Of Humanities and Social Sciences. Twenty-five to thirty students are expected to be present for each classroom visit.

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