Issues in Biotechnology and Genetics
A Seminar for Federal Judges and Law Professors
Supported by the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
and the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation

March 26–30, 2003
Eccles Institute of Human Genetics,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

DISCUSSION LEADERS
John A. Baden, Ph.D.
Chairman
FREE
945 Technology Blvd., Suite #101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mr. Pete Geddes
Program Director
FREE/Gallatin Writers
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59715

GUEST LECTURERS
Mr. Gary L. Crocker
Chairman of the Board
ARUP Laboratories
500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Dr. Raymond F. Gesteland
VP for Research and Distinguished Professor
Eccles Institute of Human Genetics
University of Utah
15 North 2030 East, Rm. 7410
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5330

Professor David H. Kaye
Regents’ Professor of Law
Arizona State University
College of Law
McAllister & Orange Sts.
P.O. Box 877906
Tempe, AZ 85287-7906

Professor Gary Marchant
Director, Center for the Study of Law,
Science, and Technology
Arizona State University
College of Law
McAllister & Orange Sts.
P.O. Box 877906
Tempe, AZ 85287-7906

Dr. Donald A. McClain
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Internal Medicine
University Hospital
50 N. Medical Drive, Rm. 1113
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Mr. Patrick A. Shea
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP
201 South Main St., Suite 600
Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2221

Dr. R. David Simpson
Senior Fellow, Energy and Natural Resources Division
Resources for the Future
1616 "P" Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Dr. Kirk R. Thomas
University of Utah
School of Medicine

Agenda

Wednesday, March 26, 2003
2:00–5:00 pm Registration & Refreshments
University Park Marriott, Fort Douglas Room

5:30–6:30 pm Orientation – U.P. Marriott Fort Douglas Room
John A. Baden
FREE

6:30 pm Cocktails – U.P. Marriott Conner Room

7:00 pm Dinner – U.P. Marriott Conner Room


Thursday, March 27, 2003
7:00–8:00 am Breakfast – U.P. Marriott

8:00 am Meet in U.P. Lobby

8:30–10:00 am
Session I – DNA and Genetics 102
Ray Gesteland
University of Utah

10:00–10:30 am Break

10:30–12:00 noon
Session II – Knock-Out Genes: The Future of Genetics Research
Kirk Thomas
University of Utah

12:00–1:00 pm Box Lunch

1:00–2:30 pm
Session III – Genetics and Toxic Torts
Gary Marchant
Arizona State University

2:30–3:00 pm Break

3:00–4:30 pm
Session IV – The Economics of Genetic Resources
David Simpson
Resources for the Future

4:30–6:00 pm Free Time

6:00 pm Meet in U.P. Lobby

6:30 pm Cocktails – Alta Club

7:10 pm Dinner – Alta Club


Friday, March 28, 2003
7:00–8:00 am Breakfast – U.P. Marriott

8:00 am Meet in U.P. Lobby

8:30–10:00 am
Session V – Genetic Privacy, “Biobanks,” and Biomedical Research
David Kaye
Arizona State University

10:00–10:30 am Break

10:30–12:00 noon
Session VI – Managing Genetically Modified Crops for Pest Resistance and Biodiversity Protection
David Simpson
Resources for the Future

12:00–6:00 pm Free Time

6:30 pm Meet in U.P. Lobby

7:00 pm Cocktails – Log Haven

7:30 pm Dinner – Log Haven


Saturday, March 29, 2003
7:00–8:00 am Breakfast – U.P. Marriott

8:00 am Meet in U.P. Lobby

8:30–10:00 am
Session VII – Adult Onset Diabetes: Medical Prospects for Genetic Intervention
Donald McClain
University of Utah

10:00–10:30 am Break

10:30–12:00 noon
Session VIII – University Research: Partnership or Peril?
Ray Gesteland
University of Utah

12:00–1:00 pm Box Lunch

1:00–2:30 pm
Session IX – Biotechnology in the University and the Marketplace
Gary Crocker
ARUP Laboratories

2:30–3:00 pm Break

3:00–4:30 pm
Session X – Overveiw
Pat Shea
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll

4:30–5:00 pm
Session XI – General Discussion

5:00–6:00 pm Free Time

6:15 pm Meet in U.P. Lobby

6:30 pm Cocktails & Dinner – Salt Lake City Public Library


Sunday, March 30, 2003
7:00–8:30 am Breakfast – U.P. Marriott

As Necessary Shuttle to Airport


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