Date & Time Wed, 11/04/2015 5:30-7:00 P.M. Overview UCSD graduate student, Valentino Gantz, and Professor Ethan Bier recently published a Science paper describing a new mechanism of “gene drive.” This is not just a matter of editing the genes of a single individual, but an
Date & Time Wed, 10/07/2015 5:30-7 PM Overview HIV-related stigma and discrimination are alive and well. Despite civil rights laws and protections related to the disclosure of protected health information through the HIPAA privacy rule, people with HIV often worry about the disclosure of their
Date & Time Wed, 05/06/2015 at 5:30-7:00 PM Overview Privacy is a theme that enjoys increasing media attention. Besides Edward Snowden’s disclosures, recent news items include the consequences of Europe’s Draft Data Protection Directive on the use of personal data for advertising, and Mattel’s “Eavesdropping” Barbie
Date & Time Wed, 02/04/2015 5:30-7:00 PM Overview Preventing HIV by Understanding Patterns of Transmission Recent advances in medical technology have made it possible to rapidly obtain genetic information related to a variety of health care conditions. There are both risks and benefits associated with
Date & Time Wed, 06/04/2014 5:30-7:00PM Overview This program is the seventh in a series of 2013-2014 programs with a focus on cancer, particularly as seen through the lens of Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book The Emperor of All Maladies. In 2006, Dresser was diagnosed with cancer.