NYSCF Speaks on “Homo Sapiens: 2.0” Panel at 92nd Street Y


The 92nd Street Y in Manhattan hosted a panel discussion entitled, “Homo Sapiens 2.0: Genetic Enhancement and the Future of Humanity,” which covered current and future approaches to human genetic engineering and related topics. NYSCF CEO and Co-founder Susan L. Solomon sat on the panel along with George Church, PhD, professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School; Robert Klitzman, MD, professor of psychiatry and director of the masters of bioethics program at Columbia University; and Lee Silver, PhD, professor of molecular biology and public policy at Princeton University and founder of GenePeeks, Inc. The panel discussed the future of human genetics, evolution and bioethics of gene and reproductive manipulation and was moderated by Jamie Metzl, JD, PhD, senior fellow of the Asia Society.

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