Saturday, February 22, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.,
Macbride Hall, Macbride Auditorium (15-37 East Jefferson Street, Iowa City)

Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, UI REACH

Presenter: Charmaine Royal, 2020 Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor; Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and Global Health at Duke University

Charmaine Royal is a 2020 Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor. She is Associate Professor of African & African American Studies, Biology, Global Health, and Family Medicine & Community Health at Duke University. She is also core faculty in the Duke Initiative for Science & Society, senior fellow in Kenan Institute for Ethics, and faculty in the Social Science Research Institute where she directs the Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference and the Center for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation. Dr. Royal’s research, scholarship, and teaching focus on ethical, legal, and social issues in genetics and genomics, particularly the intersection of race and genetics and its policy implications and practical interventions.

This event is part of the 2020 Iowa City Darwin Day celebration of science. See for more details. Sponsored by Iowa City Darwin Day, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Public Policy Center, the Center for Teaching, the College of Law, the Obermann Center, the Delta Center, the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics, the Genetics Cluster Initiative, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, the College of Public Health Center, the UI Libraries, the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Division of Internal Medicine, the College of Medicine, the Old Capitol Museums, Integrated DNA Technologies, Green State Credit Union, Hills Bank, FilmScene, Nodo, and the Departments of Biology, Anthropology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Teaching and Learning, Rhetoric, Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Baker Teacher Leader Center, 319-335-5623, in advance.