The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce
GENOMICS IN PERSPECTIVE
A lecture series that presents historical and social science perspectives on genomics to an audience of scientists, physicians, policy makers, and the general public
2nd May 2006:
Professor DANIEL KEVLES, Yale University.
Genes, Railroads and Regulation: Intellectual Property and the Public Interest.
RESPONSE: CLAIRE T. DRISCOLL, M.S., Director, Technology Transfer Office, National Human Genome Research Institute.
9th May 2006:
Professor DOROTHY PORTER, University of California, San Francisco.
Transdisciplinarity in SPORE Funded Brain Tumor Research at the University of California San Francisco.
RESPONSE: BRIAN KIMES, Ph.D., former Director, Office of Centers, Training and Resources (OCTR), National Cancer Institute.
16th May 2006:
Professor RAYNA RAPP, New York University.
Standing on the Biological Horizon.
RESPONSE: SHARON F. TERRY, M.A., L.H.D., President and C.E.O., Genetic Alliance, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 404, Washington, D.C.
6th June 2006:
Professor SUSAN LINDEE, University of Pennsylvania.
Genes and Disease: The Rise of Genomic Medicine in the United States.
RESPONSE: ALAN E. GUTTMACHER, M.D., Deputy Director, National Human Genome Research Institute.
13th June 2006:
Professor STEPHEN HILGARTNER, Cornell University.
Depicting Pasts, Projecting Futures: Making Histories of the New Biology.
RESPONSE: ERIC D. GREEN, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research, National Human Genome Research Institute.
20th June 2006:
Professor TROY DUSTER, New York University.
The Molecular Reinscription of Race: New Technologies Re-Generating a Dead-End Debate.
RESPONSE: VIVIAN OTA WANG, Ph.D., Program Director, Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program, National Human Genome Research Institute.
All are Welcome
For further details, including abstracts of the lectures see:
Sponsored by the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine. Sign language interpretation will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Ba Ba Chang(301-496-5405)firstname.lastname@example.org or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339)
Due to current security measures at NIH, off-campus visitors are advised to consult the NIH Visitors and Security website at:
David Cantor Ph.D.,
History of Medicine Division
National Library of Medicine
Building 38, Room 1E-21, MSC 3819,
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894.
Phone: (301) 496 0212
FAX: (301) 402 0872
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