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Date:3/20/2013

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In many conferences, the papers presented will be compiled into a publication, but in this case, the book comes first. Wake Forest University and Baylor University Press have worked for nearly two years to produce a book of essays containing the scholarship of the thought leaders who will present at the conference. That book will be released April 12, the day the conference begins.

The conference will end with a debate between Wake Forest University and Baylor University, using the presentations given over the two-day event as evidence and materials for discussion. Both schools trace their debate team histories back to the 1850s and have national titles under their belts. "It should be a spirited conversation," Hyde said.

Beyond the language, biotechnology has enormous economic implications. North Carolina is third in the nation behind California and Massachusetts when it comes to the life-science industrial sector and it generates $59 billion in economic activity, according to a recent study.

The Provost's Fund, Department of Communications, Humanities Institute and the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society at Wake Forest University, along with the Provost's Fund, Baylor University Press and the Institute for Faith and Learning at Baylor University organized the event.

FAQ and additional information

Is the conference open to the public?

Logistical details

  • Please visit afterthegenome.provost.wfu.edu for detailed schedule and panelist information.
  • Unless otherwise specified, events will take place in Pugh Auditorium at Benson University Center.
  • Please contact the Wake Forest new
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Contact: Stephanie Skordas
skordas@wfu.edu
336-758-3826
Wake Forest University
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