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    Events of Interest: CRG Conference on DNA Databanks and Race (June 19-20)

    "The Council for Responsible Genetics is holding a precedent-setting national event and open public meeting on the impacts of government DNA databanks on racial disparities in the criminal justice system. A unique partnership will be established between science scholars and racial justice advocates to develop a public policy action plan to counter abuses. Sheldon Krimsky (Tufts University) and Tania Simoncelli (ACLU) are CRG board members overseeing the event."

    Date: June 19 – 20, 2008
    Location: New York University (NYU), Department of Sociology; 295 Lafayette Street; New York City, NY
    More information at: http://www.gene-watch.org/press/Conference.html

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