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|Title:||The genome of man : shaped by the past and editing for the future|
|Other Titles:||Faraday Course Malta 2018|
|Keywords:||Medicine -- Philosophy|
Medical sciences -- Congresses
Medical ethics -- Congresse
|Publisher:||Faraday Institute for Science and Religion [Cambridge, UK] & the University of Malta|
|Citation:||Felice, A. (2018). The genome of man : shaped by the past and editing for the future. Faraday Course Malta 2018. Faraday Institute for Science and Religion [Cambridge, UK] & the University of Malta.|
|Abstract:||Talk by Prof Alex Felice, during the first Faraday Course Malta on the 5th and 8th April 2018.|
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|Description:||Prof Alex Felice is a graduate of the University of Malta (M.D., 1971, M.Phil., 1975) and the School of Graduate Studies of the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Georgia, U.S.A. (Ph.D., 1981) After several years as Program Director in the Veterans' Administration, Medical Research Service (Hemoglobin Research) and on the Faculty of the Medical College of Georgia (School of Medicine and School of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor; Cell & Molecular Biology and Pediatric Hematology) both in Augusta Georgia, U.S.A. He returned to the University of Malta as Professor in 1992. His research in the U.S.A. was supported by awards of the VA and the US - National Institutes of Health His main interest is in the epidemiology, genetics and gene control of human haemoglobin and thalassaemia, a rare congenital blood disorder. He has related interests in human genetics, epidemiology and medical biotechnology At the University of Malta, and St. Luke's / Mater Dei Hospitals, he directed the establishment of the Thalassaemia and Molecular Genetics services and the development of a Molecular Biotechnology Research Program including Human Genomics and the Malta BioBank. His research in Malta has been, in part, funded by competitive awards of the EU framework and other R & D programs. Professor Felice lists just under 60 manuscripts and research abstracts and international presentations. He is the author of numerous research manuscripts on the genetic disorders of haemoglobin gene control, including thalassaemia, and human molecular genetics. He is an elected member of several international societies in science, haematology and human genetics|
|Appears in Collections:||Faraday Course Malta 2018 - Science and Religion : two views or two realities?|
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