Robin Wolfe Scheffler’s article, “...
Biotechnology, Race, and Memory in Washington Heights
By Robin Wolfe Scheffler
Amidst the economic and human toll inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic on the City of New York, one industry still thrives: the city’s Economic Development Corporation trumpeted the news...
Promises and Perils of a COVID-19 Vaccine
Saturday, September 5, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
In today's Washington Post I use the research from A Contagious Cause to argue that we cannot allow hope for a coronavirus vaccine to distract our efforts from dealing with the harms of COVID 19 in the present.
**Cancelled, but recorded and avaliable here: https://youtu.be/RNksA-WFDfU**
Robin Wolfe Scheffler follows the search for infectious agents responsible for cancer from nineteenth century theories that cancer was...
The McGill University Social Studies of Medicine Department will host Robin Scheffler as he speaks on:
Genetown: Boston and the Modern Biotechnology Industry
Today, the Boston area hosts the densest cluster of biotechnology and biopharmaceutical firms anywhere in...
Robin Wolfe Scheffler has been awarded $379,799 from the National Science Foundation's Program in Science, Technology and Society for research on "Genetown: Tracing the History of the Biotechnology Industry in the Greater Boston Area, 1973-2000."
Genetown: The Urbanization of the Boston Area Biotechnology Industry
Today, the Boston area hosts the densest cluster of biotechnology firms anywhere in the world. Yet in the 1980s, the rapid concentration of the industry within Boston’s urban neighborhoods was a striking...
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