140 The transformation of lives: Making up people through biotechnologies

Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
NB 438 (Faculty of Economics)

RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizers:
Johanne COLLIN, University of Montreal, Canada and Annette LEIBING, University of Montreal, Canada
Enhancement and evolving polarities: The case of smart drugs (Oral Presentation)
Johanne COLLIN, University of Montreal, Canada; Julien SIMARD, University of Montreal, Canada; Hugo C. DESROSIERS, McGill University, Canada

Human enhancement and social justice: Is there a right to not enhance? (Oral Presentation)
Antonio MATURO, UniversitÓ di Bologna, Italy

How to fix a broken heart: Stem cells, aging and cardiac disease (Oral Presentation)
Annette LEIBING, University of Montreal, Canada

Gene as a metaphor: The geneticization of aboriginal identity in Taiwan (Distributed Paper)
Yu-yueh TSAI, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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