Speaker: Prof. Pilar Ossorio, PhD, JD
Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ethics Scholar-in-Residence at the Morgridge Institute for Research
Justice in Big Data Biology and Healthcare Analytics
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Wine and Cheese Reception to Follow
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Location: Seminar Room TRB 120, NYU Translational Research Building 227 E 30th Street New York, NY 10016
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About the Speaker
Throughout her career Dr. Ossorio has participated in numerous advisory committees and boards that aid governments in setting science policy. She has advised the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the FDA, Genome Canada, and Health Canada. In 2012 she was appointed to a four-year term on the Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Human Research Protections. She served a term on the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research, and is currently a member of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council. She has participated in numerous committees and working groups to advise large-scale genome research initiatives, such as the 1000 Genomes Project and the Human Microbiome project. She has also worked with the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the IOM) and the National Research Council on various projects, most recently on the report by the Committee on Industrializing Biology and the International Summit on Human Genome Editing.