Who Benefits From Animal Research? webcast online

Animal research is an intriguing yet controversial area of research in academia. ┬áThe IKBLC recently sponsored a webcast of this lecture, “Who Benefits From Animal Research?” hosted by Green College’s Thematic Series: Bringing the Collective Together: Nonhuman Animals, Humans and Practice at the University. This talk probes the questions of the value for humans of medical research on nonhuman animals, the value for nonhuman animals, and the role of culture and corporate interests in discourses on human disease and security. Each speaker will speak for 15 minutes followed by 30 minutes of discussion. This talk features: Fabio Rossi, Canada Research Chair in Regenerative Medicine, Medical Genetics, UBC; Bill Milsom, Zoology, UBC; Nelly Auersperg, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UBC; Dan Weary, Animal Welfare Program, UBC.

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