How Private is Your DNA
Featuring Troy Duster, Emeritus Professor, Sociology, UC Berkeley
Jeremy Gruber, President, Council for Responsible Genetics
In conversation with Milton Reynolds of Facing History and Ourselves.
Since the initial draft of the human genome in 2000, the increasing speed and lowering cost of genome sequencing has resulted in a vast increase in the amount of genetic data being produced. Whether and to what extent we own our own genetic information are contested questions that raise serious issues about how individual privacy can be maintained and protected. This will be a KPFA video broadcast. To see this live, visit www.kpfa.org. When at the KPFA web site, go to the left side of the screen and click on the “video channel." Then on the next page, scroll to the bottom and click on the KPFA video channel.
Part of the 2014 speaking series “Critical Conversations on Emerging Technologies".
April 17th, 2014 7:30 PM at the Brower Center
2150 Allston Way in Berkeley, CA
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