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International conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research

11 February, 2018 19:18
International conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research

Date: April 11-12, 2018

Venue: Doha, Qatar

Organizers: Qatar Genome Program (QGP) in collaboration with the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE)

Submission Deadline: March 10, 2018

In collaboration with the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) will organize an international conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research. This is a two-day conference which will take place in Doha, Qatar on 11-12 April 2018. The second day of the conference will be dedicated to the Islamic bioethical perspectives.

Scholars, academics and researchers are invited to submit their research papers on the three themes which will be addressed during the second day of the conference. Submitted papers will be reviewed and the selected papers will be part of a peer-reviewed publication project.

Authors whose papers are accepted for the conference will be offered the following:

- Joining the refereed publication plan of the proceedings of the conference.

- Translating the submitted papers into Arabic or English.

- Covering the travel and accommodation costs during the two days of the conference.

Submission

Those who are interested should send

(A) A brief biography (max. 500 words) outlining the applicant’s academic background, main research interests and key publications.

(B) Full paper (6000-7500 words), not later than 10 march 2018. We accept papers written in either Arabic or English. Please note that submissions received after this deadline can still be considered for the publication plan, but the authors will not be invited for the conference.

Submissions should be sent to submit@cilecenter.org. For any inquiries about this call-for-papers or about the accompanying Background Paper, please contact Dr. Mohammed Ghaly who directs the CILE research unit ‘Islam and Biomedical Ethics’.

As integral part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and the College of Islamic Studies (CIS), the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) shall lead the reform and renewal of contemporary Fiqh, Islamic and ethical thought, and behavior by contributing a sustainable ethical framework for addressing contemporary challenges in Qatar and the World. Launched in January 2012, the Center specializes in Islamic legislation and ethics.

Source: Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE)

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