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U.Va. to host genetics ethics and law conference

Monday - 3/18/2013, 10:31am  ET

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The University of Virginia School of Law will host a conference on genetics law and ethics this spring.

The conference will be held May 22-23. National experts and scholars in the field of genetics, ethics and the law are scheduled to attend.

Topics include legal and ethical aspects of genomic counseling, reproductive medicine and genetic testing, direct-to-consumer genetic testing and government regulation of genetics.

A follow-up workshop will be held May 23-24.

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