Dr. Judy Illes discusses “Genes and the Brain: Ethical Issues at the Nexus of Genomics and Neuroscience,” at Davidson College. This forum is hosted by the Davidson College Vann Center for Ethics, and cosponsored by the Biology Department, the James G. Martin Genomics Program, and the Neuroscience Program. This lecture was part of a three-campus tour in conjunction with the Center for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and the Center for Bioethics, Health & Society at Wake Forest University.
Dr. Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. She is also Director of UBC’s National Core for Neuroethics, and serves on the faculty in the Brain Research Centre and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Dr. Illes is a co-Founder and Member of the Governing Board of the International Neuroethics Society.