Splash Biography



PEYTON DISIENA, ESP Teacher




Major: Biological Sciences

College/Employer: Cornell

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Past Classes

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P727: Frankenscience: Ethics in Biology in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 16, 2022)
In 1818, Mary Shelley demonstrated the issue of ethics in science with her text Frankenstein. A monster, created entirely by the hands of a scientist, develops his own emotions and life and yet he is held back by the grasps of his development. A metaphor for the overwhelming ethical dilemmas being proposed by the developing scientific technology, inventions, and observations, Shelley’s Frankenstein launched a much needed conversation about how and when ethics should be imposed on scientific communities. This course will explore the question: at what point does ethics become a barrier to scientific research, and how can ethics be applied to science without potentially limiting new discoveries?