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Week 8 (Lectures 15 and 16) – Summary Lecture Definitions MCD Bio 50 –Spring 2009 K.Carameli, TA Lecture 15 - Gradualist and Religious Perspectives of the Embryo (The LECT I missed) NOTE: Dr. Meyer finished her discussion about the moral status of the embryo as viewed from a Gradualist position: pain perception vs. implantation vs. personhood. Know how the different major religions view hESC research When does embryo gain moral status? Viewpoint on using hESC in research - why/why not okay to use the embryo? What policy type would this faith represent? Ex. Restrictive, Compromise, Moderate, Permissive Orthodox Christian/ Roman Catholic Judaism (Jewish) Islam (Islamic) Lecture 16 - International Policies on hESC Research Understand how these different policy viewpoints differ and, from the case studies, what
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Unformatted text preview: countries are generally associated with these views? View on use of spare IVF embryos for research View on creating embryos for research View on SCNT for therapeutic cloning Counties associated with this view Restrictive Compromise Moderate Permissive For each of the case study countries, you should know: 1. What are the primary hESC acts/laws for that country? Name of act, year of act. 2. What is the country's current policy perspective? Did it change over time - if yes, what was it previously? Why would some countries change their hESC policies over time? (ex. brain drain, economic stability/instability, innovation) Consider the countries that lack legislative guidance (i.e., Austria) - what are the potential consequences to scientists of not having a firm legislative policy?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course MCD BIO 269151201 taught by Professor Christianmyer during the Spring '09 term at UCLA.

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