Journal of Science and Technology to Examine Assisted Reproduction

10/12/2010 | Facebook|Twitter|Email

Experts in law and medicine will discuss assisted reproductive technology, focusing on legislative and regulatory efforts, the impact of new technology and how the law affects assisted reproduction at the symposium "Diving into the Gene Pool: How Assisted Reproductive Technology is making a Splash in the Law," to be held at the law school on Oct. 28.

Symposium participants include:

  • Sanford Benardo, Northeast Assisted Fertility Group
  • Gaia Bernstein, Seton Hall Law School
  • Lee Rubin Collins, RESOLVE Board of Directors
  • Theresa Erickson, Erickson Law
  • Linda Layne, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Radhika Rao, Hastings Law School
  • Bonnie Steinbock, University at Albany
  • Ann Willey, Albany Law School and University at Albany

The first panel, "Assisted Reproductive Technology: How Law is Affecting Practice," will take place from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. The second panel, "Legislative Regulation and Theories of Assisted Reproductive Technology," will take place from 3:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The event, presented by the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology in collaboration with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 518-445-3208 or

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, which is ranked seventh out of 63 journals in the science, technology and computing category, as well as 10th out of 76 journals in the intellectual property law category.