Building on the success of last year’s event and the many positive and encouraging comments from participants, this year’s interdisciplinary symposium is convened in order to further build capacity as well as consolidate existing scholarship on perspectives on the human body and identity.
US President Barack Obama has unveiled a new initiative to map the brain.Speaking at the White House, he announced an initial $100m investment to shed light on how the brain works and provide insight into diseases such as Alzheimer’s and epilepsy.
Organised in partnership with BioCentre, Royal Society of Chemistry, Biochemical Society and the University of Bristol this panel discussion and debate explored the science and ethics of synthetic biology and what it means for the UK on 14th November 2012.
The mp3 from BioCentre’s recent conference call with Prof Steve Fuller is now available to download here.
BioCentre’s latest teleconference with Neil Harbisson is now available to listen to online.
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