Master Class “Dreaming of Immortality: Assisted reproductive technologies and biotechnologies” by Alexandra HUIDU
Language of presentation | Romanian/English
Presenter | PhD Student Alexandra HUIDU, Doctoral School of Sociology, University of Oradea & Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania; LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences
Alexandra HUIDU – She is a doctoral student at the Doctoral School of Sociology of the University of Oradea, Romania. He is also a researcher at the LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences, Iasi, Romania and an associate researcher at the Laboratory of Family and Marital Couple Sociology at the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania. Alexandra Huidu holds a law degree from the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, holds a master’s degree in “Criminal Sciences”, obtained at the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi and worked for 12 years as a lawyer in Iasi Bar, Romania. She is a member of the Romanian Association of Bioethics and the International Association of Bioethics – IAB (world association in the field). Her main areas of interest are medically assisted human reproduction, the status of the human embryo, stem cell research, genetic engineering, research ethics on human subjects, which he approaches from an interdisciplinary perspective: legal, sociological and bioethical one. She is the author of the book “Medically Assisted Human Reproduction. The ethics of incrimination versus biological ethics. Comparative law study ”(Lumen Scientific Publishing House, Iaşi, Romania, 2009, second edition revised and added in 2017) and several studies and articles in the fields mentioned above.
Organizers | University of Oradea & Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania; LUMEN Research Center in Social and Humanistic Sciences
Short description of the master class | This master class will be about a scientific, comparative, bioethical, sociological and legal perspective on assisted reproductive technologies and biotechnologies. It is a challenge to ask the scientific questions about the acceptability of in vitro fertilization, surrogacy, sperm, ova and embryo donation, cryogenics, stem cells research, sex selection, genetically enhanced human beings, hybrid beings, synthetic embryos, cloning and solo reproduction.
Event time | Saturday, May 29th, 2021