Tue, Feb 08|
The Ethical Cost of Immortal Research
This presentation will discuss the HeLa cells of Henrietta Lacks. It also explains how Henrietta and her family were disadvantaged and their generational wealth was stolen.
Time & Location
Feb 08, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
About the event
Presentation by:Norma Domey B.Sc. Biochemistry, M.Sc. Toxicology University of Western Ontario
Norma Domey is a Canadian with Black African ancestry, and multi-generational roots in Nova Scotia. She is the great-niece of human rights activist Viola Desmond (featured on $10 Canadian bank notes), and has herself been engaged in anti-racist activities for decades.
Norma is the National Vice-President of The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), and the Advisory Board Member, Centre of Expertise for Mental Health in the Workplace.