Life Sciences in society 2011
Genopole®, France’s leading biotech- and biotherapy-dedicated science and business park, is committed to debating the societal and ethical aspects of the life sciences.
Over the last forty years, biology has undergone a revolution in terms of knowledge production : the emergence of biotechnology, the intertwining of basic academic knowledge and commercial applications, the structuring of research efforts into major genome sequencing programs and the wide availability of tools and instruments for industrial-scale, high-throughput biology. The objective of the second Genopole®-IFRIS Colloquium is to analyze the effects of this revolution from three main (...)
Tariff including VAT : €120 Members of the Genopole® campus and the IFRIS receive a 50% discount. The registration fee includes : entry to the “Life Science in Society” colloquium morning coffee in the reception area, 2 coffee breaks and lunch the delegate pack (book of abstracts, program and documentation) simultaneous French-English and English-French translation receipt of the full colloquium proceedings Terms and conditions for registration cancellations : Only written (...)
The Ile-de-France Institute for Research, Innovation and Society (Institut francilien recherche, innovation et société, IFRIS) was created in April 2007 and federates a dozen research groups from the Paris Ile-de-France region working in the fields of “science and innovation policy studies” and “science and society”. The consortium comprises a hundred or so researchers and PhD students and is based at the University of Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée. The IFRIS is also one of the key components of the (...)
8:30 Registration and coffee 9:00 Opening and introduction to the Colloquium Pierre Tambourin, (Chief Executive, Genopole®) Professor Catherine Paradeise (University of Paris-Est, LATTS, IFRIS President) 9:15 - SESSION 1 Is biotech a laboratory for academic capitalism ? Since the 1970s, the production of biological knowledge has been firmly linked to market dynamics, the NASDAQ, multinational companies and patents. In the social sciences, biotech constitutes a true (...)
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