Upcoming Workshops,  Colloquium, Lectures at Tel Aviv University

March 20, 2019: Prof. Michael Ashley Stein, Harvard Law School, on "Disability Rights and the daily work of health care providers" 


March 27, 2019: Dr. Hagai Boas (The Var Leer Jerusalem Institute), "The political economy of Transplant organs"; Prof. Shai Israel, Head of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division, Schneider Children's Medical Center "History of Cancer Treatment"


April 10, 2019, 9:30-11:00


Dr. Denisa Kira (Marie Curie Research Fellow at BISITE, University of Salamanca, Spain), “Playing and hacking with your medical data”


Dr. Omry Koren (Bar Ilan University’s Medical School, Sefat), “Microbiome: Diversity within our body”


May 7, 2019, 10:00-11:30


Dr. Oren Asman (Tel Aviv University), “Medical ethics in the digital age”


Prof. Hagit Messer-Yaron (Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University), “On the Role of Engineers in Ethically Aligned Design of Autonomous Intelligent Systems”

May 12, 2019,  09:30-15:30 



 Eric T. Juengst, Ph.D. Director, Center for Bioethics, University of North Carolina, "Ethical Challenges in Genomic Approaches to Infectious Disease: The Case of Phylogenetic Tuberculosis Sequencing." 


Michael Birnhack, LL.M.  JSD, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, "A Process-Based Approach to Informational Privacy and the Case of Big Medical Data"


Galit Wellner, Ph.D., Tel Aviv University and NBSD Haifa, "From Foucault’s Panopticon to Deleuze’s Sieve Whose Mesh Will Transmute from Point to Point”


Vardit Ravitsky, Ph.D.,  University of Montreal, Director of the Ethics and Health Branch of the CRE Montreal, Canada, "Genetic Data and Families"



Sivia Barnoi, RN, Ph.D., Department of Nursing, Tel Aviv University,  " Privacy in Context of Prenatal Testing"




Zaid Afawi, MD, MPH, Ph.D., Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, "Ethical Dilemmas on the Bench: Facing ethical quandaries as a Researcher in Genetics" 



Stavit Allon Shalev M.D., Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, The Genetic Institute, Emek Medical Center, "Genetics Counsellors and Ethical dilemmas"



Y. M. Barilan, MD, MA, Academic Director, Bioethics and Law Initiative, Faculty of Medicine,  Tel Aviv University, "Attenuated vaccine, manipulating the human microbiome and gene editing - an ethical and philosophical appraisal from the perspective of system biology" 




Shlomit Zuckerman, Ph.D., LL.B, Deputy Academic Director, Bioethics and Law Initiative, Faculty of Medicine,  Tel Aviv University, "  Genetic ancestry tracing of the lost tribe of Bnei Menashe in North East India."



May 28, 2019, 10:00-11:30

Ruth Anderwald and Leonhard Grond (Artists, Austria), “On Dizziness”


Prof. Nachum Dershowitz (Computer Science, Tel Aviv University), “AI and historical manuscripts: Building a coherent picture in order to tell a story”


June 12, 2019, 10:00-11:30


Prof. Ian McGonigle (Nanyang University, Singapore), “GenomeAsia100k and the problem of defining an ethnic group for the purpose of creating a reference genome”


Dr. Reut Matar (Genetics Institute, Rabin Medical Center), “In vitro fertilization and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis”


June 18, 2019, 18:00

Dr. Oren Asman (Executive Director, Bioethics and Law Initiative, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University), "Ethics and Medicine". 




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