William Hurlbut, M.D. is a consulting professor in the Program in Human
Biology at Stanford University. In January 2002, Dr. Hurlbut was appointed to
the President's Council on Bioethics. His main areas of interest involve the
ethical issues associated with advancing technology and neuroscience and the
integration of the philosophy of biology with Christian theology. Dr. Hurlbut
has co-taught integrative courses at Stanford with Luca Cavelli-Sforza,
director of the Human Genome Diversity Project, and Nobel Prize winner Baruch
Blumberg. Dr. Hurlbut also works with the Center for Security and International
Cooperation on a project formulating policy on Chemical and Biological Warfare
and with NASA on projects in Astrobiology.
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