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Genomics in Perspective

Genomics in Perspective is a lecture series sponsored by the National Library of Medicine's History of Medicine Division. The presentations concern historical and social science perspectives on genomics for scientists, physicians, policy makers, and the general public.

For abstracts of the presentations click here. Attempts are made to post the recordings of the lectures as soon as possible, but there may be lectures listed in the abstract that have not been recorded or posted to this web site yet.

The videos below are encoded for optimal viewing with dial up connections supporting at least 56 kbps or LAN connections supporting at least 150 kbps. Real Player is required to view the videos. You can download a free Real Player here.

The Molecular Reinscription of Race: New Technologies Re-Generating a Dead-End Debate (1 hr. 53 min. 47 sec., 361 MB)
Troy Duster - June 20, 2006

Depicting Pasts, Projecting Futures: Making Histories of the New Biology (1 hr. 34 min. 24 sec., 299 MB)
Stephen Hilgartner - June 13, 2006

Genes and Disease: The Rise of Genomic Medicine in the United States (1 hr. 29 min. 49 sec., 285 MB)
Susan Lindee - June 6, 2006

Standing on the Biological Horizon (1 hr. 27 min. 14 sec., 277 MB)
Rayna Rapp - May 16, 2006

Transdisciplinarity in SPORE Funded Brain Tumor Research at the University of California San Francisco (1 hr. 31 min. 1 sec., 288 MB)
Dorothy Porter - May 9, 2006

Genes, Railroads and Regulation: Intellectual Property and the Public Interest (1 hr. 26 min. 8 sec., 273 MB)
Daniel Kevles - May 2, 2006


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