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March 14, 2016
XXIII International Congress in Law and the Human Genome

The aim of this year’s Congress is to debate on the evolution of genetics and the Human Biotechnology and its ethical and legal implications. The Congress will be held on April 11, 2016, in Bilbao (Spain)

The Congress will be structured around two sessions consisting of a panel discussion followed by an open debate with the public. Topics to be addressed are:

  • Clinical trials, new regulatory approaches
  • Genetic analysis in insurance contracts

In addition, a number of oral presentations in several parallel sessions will be held.

The opening ceremony of this event will be attended by the Director of the Interuniversity Chair in Law and the Human Genome, Prof. Carlos Mª Romeo Casabona, Prof. Dr. Amaia Maseda, Vice‐Rector of Outreach and Transfer at the University of the Basque Country, and Prof. Dr. Gema Tomás, Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of Deusto.

The opening session of this Congress on Genetic engineering in humans will be delivered by Dr. Raúl Mallaina, Co‐secretary of the Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development Committee at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Free admission.Places are limited and will be allocated in strict order or registration by 5th April. Further information on the web.