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Invited Lecture: William Hurlbut, MD

Dr. William Hurlbut will present "Biotechnology, Compassion, and the Spiritual Life of St. Francis". William B. Hurlbut is a physician and Consulting Professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University Medical Center. His primary areas of interest involve the ethical issues associated with advancing biomedical technology, the biological basis of moral awareness, and studies in the integration of theology and philosophy of biology. In addition to teaching at Stanford, he has worked with NASA on projects in astrobiology and as a member of the Chemical and Biological Warfare working group at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. From 2002-2009 Dr. Hurlbut served on the President's Council on Bioethics. He is the author of Altered Nuclear Transfer, a proposed technological solution to the moral controversy over embryonic stem cell research. 



Tuesday, October 28, 2014. 06:00PM


Clark Center Auditorium (Room S001 - basement beneath courtyard


Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education


(650) 721-6142


Free. Registration required for access to early seating: