Shobita Parthasarathy

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Link to:Michigan Radio features Parthasarathy on fostering grassroots innovation in Michigan
May 10, 2016
Shobita Parthasarathy’s research on grassroots innovation in India is featured on this week’s “The Next Idea,” a[...]
Link to:Parthasarathy discusses cracks in the patent system in The Conversation U.S.
Apr 06, 2016
On April 4th, The Conversation U.S. published Shobita Parthasarathy’s article entitled “CRISPR dispute raises bigger[...]
Link to:Parthasarathy receives IRWG funding to investigate gender, caste and innovation in India
Jan 20, 2016
Professor Shobita Parthasarathy has received a 2016 seed grant from Michigan's Institute for Research on Women and[...]
Link to:Parthasarathy takes aim at 'out of step' patent system, calls for reforms
Jul 31, 2015
Shobita Parthasarathy has called for serious patent system reforms in a July 31 article she authored in The[...]
Link to:Parthasarathy on the limitations of pink ribbon campaigns
Oct 22, 2014
“This month, we are inundated with pink,” writes Shobita Parthasarathy, for The Conversation, a news source newly[...]


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Space is limited, but the event will be available via live webcast (see additional information below). No PowerPoint, no script; just stimulating conversation Nanotechnology has been touted variously as the next industrial revolution and the next asbestos. But where does the hype end and reality begin? And what does this mean for public health?
2011 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Should there be boundaries to patentable subject matter? What happens if the patents stifle innovation, rather than promoting it? How should we proceed if patents negatively influence health care, rather than enhancing it? The panel will discuss these questions by focusing on the controversy over patents on the breast and ovarian cancer (BRCA) genes, which led to a current ACLU class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Myriad Genetics.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm