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Talking ethics in genomics

mportance of discussing ethics in genomics.

Ethical considerations are indivisibly intertwined with issues of genome editing and human health.

It is important that students receive accurate and reliable information about such issues and become active participants in conversations on the topic. But this can be daunting to approach in a classroom setting, so how do we do it effectively?

In this video, Jon Roberts explains the importance of discussing ethics in genomics. Is ethics something you discuss in the classroom? Do you find any particular barriers to doing it or any benefits from doing it?

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