Snead to address legal implications of advances

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2007-04-19
Huntington, Ind.—O. Carter Snead, associate professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, will be featured in the Forester Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on May 3 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

His presentation will address the cultural and legal implications of recent advances in the fields of genetics and human reproduction.

Snead served as General Counsel to the President’s Council on Bioethics. He drafted the council’s report “Reproduction and Responsibility: The Regulation of New Biotechnologies,” a comprehensive critical assessment of the governance (both public and private) of the activities at the intersection of assisted reproduction, human embryo research and genetics.

The event is free and open to public. For more information about the Forester Lecture Series, log on to www.huntington.edu/fls/.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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