61. Biography: Francisco Ayala
Council for the Human Genome Project, the Executive Committee of the
Science Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Commission on
Life Sciences, and the Board on Basic Biology (Chairman, 1985-1992) of the
62. Biography: William Hurlbut
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
63. Biography: Biography Index
the National Human
Genome Research Institute
V. Coyne, S.J. - Astronomer, director of the Vatican Observatory
R. Damasio - Neuroscientist, author
64. Biography: Joseph Jacobs
Member of the
Global Academy Genome Institute.
Technologies - the Radical Revision of Human Existence and the Natural
for Joseph Jacobs
65. Biography: Kenneth Miller
and the Genome
for Kenneth Miller
66. Biography: Lori Andrews
Implications of the Human
Genome Project. She has engaged in path-breaking litigation about reproductive
and genetic technologies and the disposition of frozen embryos. Professor
Andrews advocacy and involvement in policy-making in health
67. Biography: Lee Silver
the International Mammalian Genome Society. He is a fellow of the
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and was a member of
the New Jersey Bioethics Commission Task Force, formed to recommend reproductive
policy positions for
68. Biography: Stephen Post
funding from the NIH Human Genome Research Institute and from
the National Institute on Aging.
Posts scholarship has not, however, been focused narrowly on bioethics.
He has a long-standing interest in the related topic of the
69. Biography: Sondra Ely Wheeler
of Science and the Human Genome
Initiative of the National Institute of Health on programs relating to social,
ethical and religious aspects of genetic technology.
Her particular interest is in the interface between questions of
70. General Term: Chromosome
which together comprise
the genome . Sexually reproducing organisms have two copies of each chromosome,
one from the each parent - Humans have 23 pairs. Also see Chromatin .