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Hitokoto Ichiba #6 - "How much about the future do you want to know? Our Future Changed by Genetic Information"

2016-12-16 (Fri) 19:00 - 21:00

Genetic testing allows us to know about diseases that one may contract in the future or ability in study or sports before birth. In this session, we'll discuss the "amount of information about the future" that we seek by thinking about the possible impact of medical genetics, which is complexly intertwined with social and ethical issues.


SETOYAMA Koichi (Professor, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine)

Café Masters

WAKABAYASHI Kaito (Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka Univeristy)

KONDO Narumi (Graduate School of Science, Osaka University)

•  Admission starts 30 minutes before the scheduled start time.

•  The program may be modified without notice from what is noted on this page.

What is Lab Café?

A major program instituted at Art Area B1, "Lab Café" is designed and implemented by the Center for the Study of Communication-Design. Lab Café is an interactive program in which participants have wide-ranging discussions on a variety of topics. The program aims to make the station a communication space in the arts and academia by taking up various themes in philosophy, art, science and technology and providing the general public with chances to be exposed to expertise on those topics.

What is Art Area B1?

The concourse of the first basement of Naniwabashi Station was set up as Art Area B1 when the Keihan Electric Railway's Nakanoshima Line was opened on October 19, 2008. Since then, the project has aimed to make the station a center of artistic communication.

Date: 2016-12-16 (Fri) 19:00 - 21:00
Organizer: Art Area B1 (Osaka University, NPO Dance Box, Keihan Electric Railway)
Venue: Art Area B1 (1st Basement Concourse, Naniwabashi Station, Keihan Nakanoshima Line)
Registration: Registration is not required for this seminar.
Contact: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University

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