Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Alessandro Delfanti from the University of Toronto will present “The History and Politics of Distributed Biotechnology” at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Cone University Center, Room 113.

Delfanti, assistant professor of culture and new media, teaches at the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology; he is the author of “Biohackers: The Politics of Open Science.”

In his talk, co-sponsored by the Center for Professional & Applied Ethics, Delfanti will address how do-­it­-yourself biology groups, start­ups and citizen biotech labs can broaden life science research beyond the limits of institutional laboratories.

This Oct. 30 workshop/luncheon is free and open to the public; RSVPs requested.