Human Cloning Research. National Academy of Sciences Forum (2001 August 7) (Part 1)
Producer: National Cable Satellite Corporation. C-SPAN
Participants: Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences; Rudolf Jaenisch, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Biology; Irving Weissman, Chair, National Academy of Sciences, scientific and medical aspects of human cloning; Virginia Papaioannou, Professor, Columbia University, genetics and development; Eric Schon, Professor, Columbia University, genetics and development.
The scientists provided background information on a variety of topics, including embryology, scientific issues underlying cloning, and the role of mitochondria. After their presentations, the scientists answered questions from persons serving on the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Board on Life Sciences, Public Panel on Human Reproductive Cloning.
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