Genetics & Sexuality Workshop

1:00 pm
4:30 pm
Tuesday
11
May
2021
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Eric Turkheimer; April Bailey; Joanna Wuest; Ilan Dar-Nimrod; D'Lane Compton; Rebecca Jordan-Young
UVA, NYU, Princeton, U. Sydney, U. NoLA, Barnard
Conference
Department of Sociomedical Sciences
Precision Medicine & Society Program; Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioral Genetics
Open to the Public

Join us to hear groundbreaking perspectives on the ethical, political, and social implications of genetic research on human sexuality. In this cross-disciplinary workshop, scholars from psychology, sociology, philosophy, gender studies, and beyond will interrogate the increasingly complex relationship between genetics and behavior.



SCHEDULE
1:00 pm EST: KEYNOTE with Eric Turkheimer, University of Virginia
"What, If Anything, Does Heritability Imply For Understanding Complex Behavioral Phenotypes?"



2:15 pm EST: April Bailey, New York University
"Value-Based Essentialist Beliefs About Social Groups"



2:45 pm EST: Joanna Wuest, Princeton University
"Beyond Born This Way?: Postgenomics and the Future of LGBTQ+ Politics"



3:30 pm EST: PANEL DISCUSSION
Ilan Dar-Nimrod, University of Sydney
D'Lane Compton, University of New Orleans
Rebecca Jordan-Young, Barnard College



4:30 pm EST: MEET AND GREET



SPONSORS
This workshop is sponsored by a grant from the Columbia University Precision Medicine & Society Program and the Center for Research on ELSI of Psychiatric, Neurologic, & Behavioral Genetics.



The organizers are Alexander Borsa, a PhD student in Sociomedical Sciences and Sociology, and Helen Zhao, a PhD student in Philosophy. Alex and Helen are also members of the GenderSci Lab at Harvard University.



For questions or comments, please email: asb2266 [at] cumc.columbia.edu and hz2491 [at] columbia.edu.

Contact:

Alexander Borsa