UCEER Awarded $4 Million

With $4 million in funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute, the University of Utah Center of Excellence in ELSI (Ethical, Legal, & Social Implications) Research (UCEER) will explore ethical, legal and social questions raised by advances in genomic research and the increasing availability of genomic information.

UCEER is carrying out research projects with diverse collaborations across the U of U campus, including the School of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Engineering, College of Humanities, and College of Law. Humanities faculty members Heather Canary, James Tabery, Avery Holton, Leslie Francis, and Kim Kaphingst have been working diligently on this. Congratulations to them all for this incredible achievement! 

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