LABMP 590: Technology and the Future of Medicine

CCIS 1-140, T R 2:00 - 3:20 pm

Lecture Schedule

                              Fall  2012 Schedule for LABMP 590 “Technology and the Future of Medicine” CCIS 1-140, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 pm to 3:20.

 

                   

2012 Schedule for “Technology and the Future of Medicine” LABMP 590 Tuesday – Thursday 2-3:20 pm CCIS L1-140 

 

*Good for Pathology Residents to attend.

 

September 6       Introduction/The Future of Medicine

                              Kim Solez

                     11     The Technological Singularity Explained and Promoted*

                           Kim Solez

                     13     Promise and Perils of AI                                

                           Osmar Zaiane (KS)

                     18     Promise and Perils of AI                                

                             Osmar Zaiane (KS)

                     20     Promise and Perils of AI                                

                           Osmar Zaiane (KS)

                     25     Evil As A Treatable Disease*            

                              Earl Waugh (KS)

                           (Discusses Simon Baron-Cohen, Zero Degrees of Empathy)

                     27   Promise and Perils of AI*                                 

                            Osmar Zaiane (EW)

October       02     Promise and Perils of Nanotech                 

                           Michael Woodside  (EW)

                     04    Promise and Perils of Nanotech                  

                           Michael Woodside (OZ)

                     09     Optogenetics, Tools for Science

                              Consolato Sergi (OZ)

                     11   Ethics After the Robots Take Over*

                           (What will we allow when everything is possible)

                           Earl Waugh (KS)

                     16     General AI, The Singularity Inside&Out*

      Marcus Hutter (from Australia via skype) (KS)

                     18     Genomics and The Future of Medicine*   

                              Thomas Mueller (KS)

                           (Gene chip diagnoses and designing ourselves)

                     23     Technology and the Body*  

                           Jonathan White (KS)

                     25     Of Klouts and Cliff, Snatching Us Back from the Brink of Destruction

     Kim Solez

                     30     The FDA and Future of Technology*        

                           Gilbert Burckart (from US via Mediasite) (KS)

November  1       AI, Games, and Life*                                       

                             Jonathan Schaeffer (KS)

                   6         Promise and Perils of Biotech* 

                           Robert Rennie (KS) 

                           (Anthrax infection used as focus for discussion)

                     8       The Singularity and The Have Nots* 

                           (The example of Nepal)

                           Bibiana Cujec (KS)

                     13     Global Citizenship*  

                            Abdullah Saleh (KS)

                     15     The Elixir of Life: Magic, Technology and

     Medicine from the Renaissance to Harry Potter*                      

                           Leslie Cormack (KS)

                     20     Entrepreneurship in Medicine/Innovation*

                           Shawna Pandya (OZ)

                     22     Quantum Biology, Cellular Intelligence, and Computational Drug Discovery* Jack Tuszynski (KS)

                     27     Will Humanity's Successors be our Descendants*  

                           David Pearce (KS)

                     29     Ethics and the Technological Singularity

                              James Hughes (KS)

December  4       Entrepreneurship in Medicine Workshop                       

                           Shawna Pandya (KS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For further information:
 Preeti Kuttikat          or            Kim Solez, M.D.

780-407-8385 banffap@ualberta.ca                      780-710-1644 Kim.Solez@Ualberta.ca



 

 


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