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Improving on Nature: Biotechnology and the Ethics of Animal Enhancement

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Dr Sarah Chan is a Chancellor’s Fellow at the Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia, in biological science and in law. She then moved on to work in the area of science policy and stem cell ethics. From 2009 to 2015 she was Deputy Director of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, University of Manchester. Her research cover areas including the ethics of gene therapy and genetic information, enhancement, research ethics, stem cells, animal ethics and transhumanism. In her talk she will be focusing on the ethical implications of animal enhancement.

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