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The conference requires no registration and it is free and open to the public.
The Race Debates… from Philosophy to Biomedical Research is a two-day conference that brings together experts from the philosophical race debate (who tackle questions like “What is race?”) and experts from the biomedical race debate (who tackle questions like “Is race useful in genetic epidemiology?”) in order to make progress in both race debates.
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Day 1: The Nature and Reality of Race
Session 1, The Meaning of ‘Race’, 9:00am-12:20pm
Session 2, The Reality of Race, 2:00-5:00pm
Session 3, Panel Discussion, 5:00-6:30pm
Day 2, The Usefulness of Race in Biomedical Research
Session 4, The Genetic Usefulness of Race in Biomedical Research, 9:00am-12:15pm
Session 5, Against the Genetic Usefulness of Race in Biomedical Research, 2:00-5:00pm
Session 6, Panel Discussion, 5:00-6:30pm