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Animals and Bioengineering: A Consideration of Law, Ethics, and Science (Part 2)

Content Partner:  Duke University School of Law
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This program is part 2 of a 4-part "Animals and Bioengineering: A Consideration of Law, Ethics, and Science" presented by Duke Law School.


The Animals and Bioengineering Conference will bring together, for the first time, animal law and patent attorneys, litigators, scientists, ethicists, government regulators and industry representatives to explore the evolution and development of laws relating to the use of animals in bioengineering. This Conference will discuss some of the many ways in which animals are currently being used in bioengineering, including producing human medicines in transgenic animals, producing disease resistant farm animals, cloning animals for xenotransplantation and cloning animals for food applications. Both the present state of the law and the possible need for changes in the law will be addressed. For those new to these issues, there will be primer presentations on the ethics and science of genetic engineering.


Topics for this dicsussion include:


  • Perspectives on Public Policy
    • Patenting of Animals
    • A Veterinarian's Perspective of Regulation of Animal Care
    • Animal biotechnology industry perspective of regulation of animals derived through biotechnology
    • Do State Anti-cruelty Laws Apply to Animals Used in Scientific Research?
  • What Is Happening Out In The Field
    • Transgenesis for Human Health and BSE Resistance
    • Cloning Animals for Food Applications and Improving Genetic Diversity
    • Transgenesis for Food Application
    • The Nuts and Bolts of Genetic Engineering of Animals


Practice Areas: Agriculture & Animal Law, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Online Media Type: Video, Audio
Production Date: 11/09/2007
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 3 Hours, 12 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand

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Training Type: Online

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William A. Reppy, Jr., - Professor, Duke University School of Law
Joseph McGonigle - AquaBounty Technologies, Waltham, MA.
Joyce Tischler - cofounder, Animal Legal Defense Fund
Cathy Liss - President, Animal Welfare Institute
B. Taylor Bennett, DVM, Ph.D., DACLAM, - Management Consultant - regulatory compliance and program management and Senior Scientific Advisor for the National Association for Biomedical Research
Barb Glenn - Ph.D., Managing Director of Animal Biotechnology in the Food & Agriculture Section, Biotechnology Industry Organization
Eddie Sullivan - Ph.D., Chief of Operations, HemaTech
Irina Polejaeva - Ph.D., ViaGen, Inc.
Thomas M. Coffman, MD., - Chief Division of Nephrology, Duke School of Medicine
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