Announcement: Save the date: Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Preview of 53rd Nobel Conference: Reproductive Technology: How Far Do We Go?


Date: September 20, 2017

Place: Melva Lind Interpretive Center

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presenter: Dr. Yurie Hong, Associate Professor in Classics and Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies.

The 53rd Nobel Conference invites attendees to consider "How Far Should We Go?" in the development of reproductive technologies. This preview lecture will introduce attendees to the speakers of this year's conference and the scientific, social, and ethical questions they will address. Come and get a sneak peek at the science of emerging technologies, such as gene-editing and three-person IVF, and the ethical complexities and social consequences that result when we reshape a process so central to human life.


*Meal served at 11:30am. Talk begins at 12:00pm and is over by 1:00pm.

Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members, $9 for non-members.

Credit card: Go to or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register.

Check: Mail to Shirley Mellema, Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082

Questions? Please contact or call 933-6181.