May 13-14, 2005
Harvard University
Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Agenda

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Friday, May 13, 2005
     
11:30 - 12:00 PM   Registration
     
Public Forum: DNA Fingerprinting and Civil Liberties
Land Lecture Hall, Belfer Building (Lunch Provided)
     
12:00 - 12:05 PM   Welcome/Overview of Project
David Lazer, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Benjamin Moulton, American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics
     
12:05 - 12:35 PM   Overview of Uses of Human Tissue and DNA in Medical Research
Leslie Biesecker, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
     
12:35 - 1:05 PM   Status of Behavioral Genetics Research
Irving Gottesman, University of Minnesota
     
1:05 - 1:35 PM   Ethical and Regulatory Issues in DNA Databases and Repositories
Henry Greely, Stanford University Law School
     
1:35 - 2:05 PM   Expanding the Ethical Analysis of Biobanks
Mark Rothstein, University of Louisville
     
2:05 - 2:30 PM   BREAK
     
2:30 - 3:30 PM   Q&A to panel of speakers
Plenary Discussion Session (Workshop 3 Invitees)
     
3:30 - 4:30 PM   Discussion Session
Mark Rothstein
     
4:30 - 4:45 PM   ASLME grant goals for this and future workshops
Plan for break out sessions
     
     
4:45 - 5:30 PM   Social Hour
     
6:00 PM   Working dinner for invited participants (Harvard Faculty Club)
     
Saturday, May 14, 2005
     
8:00 - 8:30 AM   Continental Breakfast
     
Session 1: Widening the Net- Mass Disasters and DNA Collections
Gundle Family Room, Littauer Building 230
Moderator for morning session: Frederick R. Bieber, Harvard Medical School
     
8:30 - 9:00 AM   Lessons Learned: DNA Identification of Victims of the World Trade Tower Attack
Robert Shaler, New York City, Office of the Medical Examiner
     
9:00 - 10:00 AM   Ethical Approaches to Research Using Samples from Mass Disasters
Bartha Knoppers, University of Montreal
Howard Cash, Gene Codes Inc.
     
10:00 - 10:15 AM   Q & A
     
10:15 - 10:30 AM   BREAK
     
10:30 - 11:45 AM   Breakout session 1 (Gundle Family Room, Deland Room Littauer Building 332, and Kahn Room Littauer Building 382)
Session leaders: Frederick R. Bieber, David Lazer, Mark Rothstein
     
11:45 - 12:00 PM   BREAK/Session Leader Meeting
     
12:00 - 1:30 PM   Lunch/Report Back/Discussion
     
Session 2: Ownership of Samples
Moderator for afternoon session: David Lazer
     
1:30 - 2:00 PM   Medical Aspects and Ownership of Biological Samples
David Korn, Association of American Medical Colleges
     
2:00 - 2:30 PM   Legal Aspects and Ownership of Biological Samples
Sharon Terry, PXE International
     
2:30 - 2:45 PM   Q & A
     
2:45 - 4:00 PM   Plenary Discussion Session 2 (Gundle Family Room)
     
4:00 - 4:30 PM   Discussion Summary
Challenges ahead/Preview of future workshop topics
Mark Rothstein
     
4:30 PM   Adjourn