Science and Religion in Conversation

The Cardinal Ambrozic Lecture in Bioethics

Science and Religion in Conversation:
Seeking the Common Good

Speaker: Robert Allore, SJ

Fr Rob Allore is a research scientist at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mt. Sinai Hospital. His research activities are focussed on questions pertaining to the genetic regulation of the development of the nervous system. He teaches in the Human Biology program at the University of Toronto and is active at the Newman Centre. The lecture will discuss the evolution of the teaching and will discuss some challenging cases in an effort to clarify some of these questions

Robert Allore, SJ, is a member of the Jesuits in English Canada. He received a BSc (Biology) from the University of Ottawa and a PhD (Immunology) from the University of Toronto.  He studied philosophy and medical ethics at Loyola University in Chicago. During his theology studies (MDiv, STL) at Regis College he developed a special interest in the role of religious voices in the public dialogue on questions of science and technology.

Cardinal Ambrozic was a founding member of the Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute.

Bambi Rutledge, Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute
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University of St Michael’s College
100 St Joseph Street (Madden Auditorium, Carr Hall)
Toronto, ON
43° 39' 54.2232" N, 79° 23' 25.4148" W
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