JUAN RAMÓN LACADENA CALERO

Juan Ramón Lacadena (Spain)

Incumbent of the Genetics Chair and Director of the Genetics Department of the Biology Faculty of the Complutense University of Madrid. Spanish Genetics Association: Secretary (1973-1985), President (1985-1990). Corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences of the Spanish Institute (June 1984). Member of the National Commission of Human Assisted Reproduction (10997). Textbooks: "Vegetal Genetics: Basics of its Application" (1970), "Genetics" (4th edition, 1988), "Genetic Problems for a General Course" (1988), "Cytogenetics" (1996). Scientific research ("Chromosome Behaviour"): 101 articles and books. Genetics and Bioethics: 50 publications, dealing with topics such as "human embryo", "human genetic nature", "human genetic manipulation", "Human Genome Project", "human gene patenting", "gene therapy", "cloning", "transgenics", "science and belief", etc. Regular co-operator of the Bioethics Chair of the Pontifical University of Comillas, Madrid. Scientific dissemination of topics regarding Human Genetics and Bioethical Aspects of Genetics and its Applications.

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