Virtual Genetics Education Centre

Genetics and ethics and law

This resource comprises a series of briefings written by Chris Willmott (University of Leicester), John Bryant (University of Exeter) and John Searle (South West Ministry Training Course). 


  • Ethics and bioethics
  • Genetically modified crops
  • Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis
  • Xenotransplantation
  • Stem cells
  • Issues at the end of life

Science and the ethics of stem cells

In March 2009 Dr Chris Wilmott was interviewed by SuperSonic FM, a Leicester school radio station, as part of their National Science Week activities.

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