*Bursaries for Early Career Researchers now available*
We are delighted to announce thatÂ a limited number of bursaries are now available to subsidise early career researchers (from within and outside the EU) to participate in our ELSI 2.0 (https://elsi2workspace.tghn.org/) and EUCelLEX Project (https://www.eucellex.eu/) Satellite Symposium at the International Association of Bioethics (IAB) in Edinburgh on Tuesday 14 June 2016: Exploring International Policy Development Surrounding Innovative Technologies in Health.
The symposium will be comprised of:
Panel Session: ‘Socio-Ethical and Legal (ELSI) Implications of Genome Editing Technologies’.
Confirmed speakers include: Associate Professor Ainsley Newson, University of Sydney, Australia; Professor Kazuto Kato, Osaka University, Japan; Associate Professor Rosario Isasi, Department of Human Genetics, University of Miami, USA.
Chair: Dr Sarah Chan, Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh
We are calling for abstracts for the following sessions, that may be on any related ELSI topic:
Please submit an abstract, stating your name, institution, session type and outline (no more than 300 words) to Fiona Coldwell: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 1st April 2016. If you would like to be considered for a bursary please specify so in your abstract submission and include a copy of your CV and a short paragraph explaining why you would like to attend.
For more details including how to register and for updates about this event see:https://elsi2workspace.tghn.org/Events/Upcoming-Events/
Please distribute this amongst your networks, and we look forward to hearing from you.
On behalf of Prof. Jane Kaye (Director, HeLEX Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies), Prof. Rosario Isasi (Centre for Genomics and Policy, McGill University) and Dr. Emmanuelle Rial-Sebagg (Permanent Researcher, Inserm & Coordinator of the EUcelLEX project)