Thursday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m. – Javits Room, Melville Library (second floor)
The intent and uses of science are a continuing preoccupation, especially in public debates on issues such as new pharmaceuticals, cloning, stem cells, genetically modified foods, and assisted reproduction. Times of Triumph, Times of Doubt, written by eminent geneticist and historian Elof Carlson, explores the moral foundations of science and their role in these hot button issues.
Sponsored by the University Libraries.
Elof Carlson is Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University.