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ELSI Research

The University of Utah has a strong tradition in human genetics and ELSI research. Our NIH grant is a collaborative, trans-disciplinary center for research and teaching in ELSI issues. The University of Utah Center for Excellence in ELSI Research (UCEER) focuses primarily on issues relevant to population screening for genetic conditions in the health care of women and children. 

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Research
May 03, 2017

CALL FOR SMALL/PILOT GRANT PROPOSALS

The University of Utah Center for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social (ELSI) Issues in Genetic Research (UCEER) is accepting applications for seed grants from students and scholars from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds including University of Utah graduate students, post-docs, and faculty. The seed grant program supports small, well-defined projects from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds that focus on ethical, legal, and social issues relevant to human genetics. ... Read More

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Apr 30, 2017

COUPLES NEEDED FOR COMMUNICATION RESEARCH STUDY

COUPLES NEEDED FOR COMMUNICATION RESEARCH STUDY Researchers at the University of Utah are looking for couples who are: • Married • Heterosexual • Considering having children, but have not conceived Participants will take a survey and have a conversation with their partner about a genetics-related topic. Participation should take approximately 45 minutes to an hour. ... Read More

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Apr 03, 2017

Genetics Hot Topics - April 19, 2017

Genetics Hot Topics: A Collaborative Evening Ethics with UCEER (Utah Center for Excellence in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research) “Genetic Testing and Disability: Is Genetic Testing Discriminatory?” Guest Lecturer: Adam Cureton... Read More

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