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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 4:00pm » $8 (TICKETS ON SALE)

—FILM PROGRAM—
Collectively, the films explore the age-old struggle to define what makes us human and the role of imagination in propelling conscious thought.

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Everything is a Remix – System Failure
Love, Hate, & Everything Else in Between

—VENUE—
Anthology Film Archives
| Manhattan
32 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10003

THE GENETICALLY MODIFIED CITIZEN

In partnership with the The Science and Entertainment Exchange & Science & the Arts
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:30pm » RSVP

Feature: GATTACA

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

—PANEL —

John Quackenbush // Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

John Quackenbush is an American computational biologist and genome scientist. He is the Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Professor of Cancer Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer.
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Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH // Robert Henry Levi & Ryda Hecht Levi Professor of Bioethics & Public Policy, Johns Hopkins University

Jeffrey Kahn is Deputy Director for Policy and Administration at the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics. Prior to joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in August 2011, he was director and professor in the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota, positions he held from 1996-2011. He works in a variety of areas of bioethics, exploring the intersection of ethics and health/science policy, including research ethics, ethics and public health, and ethical issues in leading edge biomedical technologies.
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Moderated by:

Michael Rosenfeld // Head of Television and Film, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Michael Rosenfeld, an award-winning documentary producer and former president of National Geographic Television, will lead the $60 million science documentary initiative announced earlier this year by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
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—VENUE—
CUNY Graduate Center| Manhattan
Elebash Recital Hall
365 Fifth Ave., NY
B, D, F, N, Q, R, V, W to 34th St/Herald Square
6 to 33rd St.

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