Micah Redding

Micah Redding is the founder and executive director of the Christian Transhumanist Association and host of the Christian Transhumanist Podcast. He has published numerous essays and articles on the relationship between religion and transhumanism.

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Amy Michelle DeBaets

Amy Michelle DeBaets is an assistant professor of medical humanities and clinical bioethics at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. She serves as co-chair of the American Academy of Religion’s Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Unit.

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Jonathan Kimmelman

Jonathan Kimmelman directs the biomedical ethics unit at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. His research focuses on the ethical and social implications of human testing for genetic technologies.

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Tetsuya Ishii

Tetsuya Ishii is a professor in the Office of Health and Safety at Hokkaido University in Hokkaido, Japan. He participated in the 2015 international summit on human gene editing.

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Fola Esan

Fola Esan is director of the Institute of Genetic Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine in Ibadan, Nigeria. He previously served as director of the National Institute for Medical Research in Lagos, Nigeria.

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K. Vijay Raghavan

K. Vijay Raghavan is secretary to the Government of India Ministry of Science and Technology’s Department of Biotechnology and a professor of developmental genetics at the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, India. He took part in the first international summit on human gene editing in December 2015.

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David Archard

David Archard is chair of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, a London-based organization that explores the ethics of medical advancements. He is also an emeritus professor of philosophy at Queen’s University Belfast. In 2018, Archard co-authored a Nuffield Council report endorsing the use of germline gene editing in some circumstances.

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