On November 29, PRSS Director Dorothy Roberts delivered the Morris Dillard Lecture, hosted by the Program for Humanities in Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine.
The Program on Race, Science and Society (PRSS) is an initiative at the University of Pennsylvania devoted to transformative and interdisciplinary approaches to the role of race in scientific research and biotechnological innovations, aiming both to promote social justice and to dispel the myth that race is a natural division of human beings.
Arthur H. Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research, 3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Center for Africana Studies, 3401 Walnut Street, Room 330A
Van Pelt Library, 6th floor Pavilion
The American Society of Human Genetics recently released a statement denouncing "attempts to link genetics and racial supremacy."
Congratulations to Oliver Rollins, a former PRSS Postdoctoral Fellow and current professor at the University of Louisville, on the publication of an article in Ethnic and Racial Studies.
PRSS Director Dorothy Roberts and PRSS Working Group member Dr. Sarah Tishkoff recently held a discussion at the Franklin Institute about genetic ancestry testing and social constructions of race.