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-- Important Notice --

Due to the overwhelming demand for tickets to the November 2 “Exploring Ethics Henrietta Lacks Series” forum featuring Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, at the University of San Diego’s Shiley Theatre, tickets will be distributed by a lottery drawing. Registration for the lottery is now open, and it will end Wednesday, October 19, at 5:00 p.m.

Please note, this is not the same event as the SDSU on-campus student event. For information regarding the SDSU event, please click here.

To register for the lottery, please visit: and follow the instructions to fill in three required fields: First and Last Name and Email Address.

On Thursday, October 20, lottery entrants will be chosen randomly by computer for lecture seating. All entrants will be informed of their status by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21. Winning entries will have until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24 to confirm their registration for this event.

Please do not call the Ethics Center office to inquire about ticketing and lottery results. Send all questions by email to, and we will respond as quickly as possible.

Thank you as always for your continued interest and participation.
The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology

The Center for Ethics in Science and Technology presents: “The Henrietta Lacks Series”

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Special Appearance by Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
“Barriers to Clinical Trial Recruitment”
Georgia Sadler, Clinical Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
“Science Literacy and Underserved Populations”
Tate Hurvitz, Professor of English, Grossmont College