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Presentation
From the Womb to the Tomb: Zygotic Development and the Dying Process
CAHSS Intellectual Conversations
  • Michael Voltaire, Nova Southeastern University
Location
Alvin Sherman Library, Second Floor Gallery
Start Date
28-3-2013 12:00 PM
End Date
28-3-2013 1:00 PM
Description
This lecture will explore the beginnings of human life from the moment of conception to the blastocyst implantation into the uterine wall. Does life begin at conception? If we are programmed to age and die, when does the dying process begin? While there is a continued trend of increasing life expectancy, why are there genetic limits to human capabilities to go on living? Voltaire will explore these questions from a broad, multidisciplinary perspective.
Citation Information
Michael Voltaire. "From the Womb to the Tomb: Zygotic Development and the Dying Process" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michael-voltaire/9/