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CREC Research Seminar Upcoming Events Calendar

 
 



Upcoming Seminars

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Summer 2019

7/12/2019
1:00
- 4:00 PM
Summer Research Ethics Film Series – Part 1: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”
The UH CRC Summer Research Ethics Film Series

All are welcome to join as we screen three unique films over the summer and discuss the underlying ethical issues behind each.

Part 1: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

An adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. Told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks' daughter, Deborah Lacks, the film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot, to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks' cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.

Screening and discussion will be held in the UH Lakeside – Kulas Auditorium Room 5121
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7/26/2019
1:00
- 4:00 PM
Summer Research Ethics Film Series – Part 2: “Flash of Genius”
The UH CRC Summer Research Ethics Film Series

All are welcome to join as we screen three unique films over the summer and discuss the underlying ethical issues behind each.

Part 2: Flash of Genius

When college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns develops an intermittent windshield wiper, he believes he, his wife and their children will be set for life. Though the invention is a big hit with automakers in 1960s Detroit, Kearns finds himself forced out of the picture. Determined to collect the recognition and financial reward due him, he wages an arduous legal battle with the auto industry.

Screening and discussion will be held in the UH Lakeside – Kulas Auditorium Room 5121
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8/9/2019
1:00
- 4:00 PM
Summer Research Ethics Film Series – Part 3: “Project NIM”
The UH CRC Summer Research Ethics Film Series

All are welcome to join as we screen three unique films over the summer and discuss the underlying ethical issues behind each.

Part 3: Project NIM

Nim Chimpsky - a chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. This film follows Nim's extraordinary journey through human society, and the enduring impact he makes on the people he meets along the way.

Screening and discussion will be held in the UH Lakeside – Kulas Auditorium Room 5121
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