Aaro Tupasela



Aaro Tupasela


Title of Presentation

“Engaging with patients and donors – does one size fit all”


Date and Place

Session B4


Speaker Biography

Aaro Tupasela has had a long-standing interest in the legal, ethical and social challenges in biomedical research, as well as biobanking. As a sociologist with an interest in Science and Technology Studies (STS), his research has focused on the social aspects of biomedical use of human tissue sample collections and the information that can be gained from them in different contexts. He also has an interest in social dimensions of population genetics and the ways in which human populations are characterized and described.