First Forums

First Forum – January 23

Ethical Issues in Gene Therapy – from CAR-T cells to CRISPRSunday, January 23 at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom With Dr. Lainie Ross, University of Chicago Medical Center: Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor of Clinical Medical Ethics; Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics; and Co-Director, Institute for Translational Medicine. 1999, 18 year old Jesse Gelsinger died during … Continued

First Forum Update and Discussion

Sunday, December 12 at 11:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary and via ZoomChaired by Margie Gonwa, Congregational President On December 12, after the Sunday service and Coffee Time, the First U Board will host a First Forum both in-person (in the Sanctuary) and on Zoom. The focus of this First Forum will be to introduce and remind members about the Board, and to … Continued

First Forums Return

The mission of First Forum is to provide a venue to explore issues underlying topics of interest in a stimulating and thought-provoking manner. The usual format is a 30 minute presentation by a guest speaker, followed by 30 minutes of questions from the audience. If First Forum excites you, prods you to action, forces you … Continued