The CSCG regularly hosts outstanding citizen-scientists and experts on the intersection of science and society.
February 28th, 2017
Feb287:00pmOlin AuditoriumDr. Aasim Padela is an emergency medicine physician, health services researcher, and bioethicist at the University of Chicago whose scholarship focuses on the intersection of community health, religious tradition, and bioethics.
April 18th, 2017
Dr. Rocco Casagrande will speak on the dangers of DURC (Dual Use Research of Concern). DURC is research that may be misapplied to pose a threat to public health and safety, agricultural crops, animals, the environment or national security. Dr. Casagrande will discuss the national regulation of DURC and the role that he helped play in the discussion.
April 20th, 2017
Apr207:00pmMusser AuditoriumDavid N. Pellow, a leading authority on this topic, will encourage us to think about how our relationship with the natural world is shaped by social inequality in ways that privilege some and disadvantage others.