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News Posted on November 16, 2009

Professor Ikemoto Speaks on Bioethics at D.C., Monterey Conferences

Professor Lisa Ikemoto spoke on bioethics at recent conferences in Washington, D.C. and Monterey, California.  Professor Ikemoto presented her paper "The Embryo Economy" at the American Society for Bioethics & Humanities Annual Conference in Washington on October 18, and on November 7 spoke on a panel addressing legal and ethical issues arising in pandemics at the Eastern District Judicial Conference in Monterey.

Lisa Ikemoto teaches bioethics and health law courses at the UC Davis School of Law.  She has written extensively on genetic and reproductive technology, the regulation of fertility and pregnancy, and race and gender disparities in health care.  Her current work examines emerging issues in regenerative medicine, including stem cell research, and the human tissues market.