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Manuel Schaper, M.A.

Research Interests

Ethical Aspects of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Medicine and Media
Visual Methods in Qualitative Research

Biographical Note

09.2016-10.2016 - Visiting Scholar at the Center for Research Ethics and Bioethics (CRB), Uppsala University

Since 01.2016 Research Fellow at Dept. For Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University Medical Center Göttingen, Research Project „Mind the risk. Ethical, psychological and social implications of provision of risk information from genetic and related technologies”

11.2014-12.2015 Research Assistant at Dept. For Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University Medical Center Göttingen, Research Project „Mind the risk. Ethical, psychological and social implications of provision of risk information from genetic and related technologies”

03.2013 Magister Artium, Thesis „Lecker Jungs: Die Inszenierung des männlichen Körpers als erotisches Objekt am Beispiel eines Pornomagazins für Frauen“

10.2005-03.2013 Study of Cultural Anthropology / European Ethnology, Gender Studies and Social and Economic Psychology at Georg-August-University Göttingen

Publications

Leefmann, Jon / Schaper, Manuel / Schicktanz, Silke (2017): The concept of “Genetic Responsibility” and its meanings: A systematic review of qualitative medical sociology literature, Frontiers in Sociology/ELSI in Science and Genetics (accepted) [LINK]

Lühr, Merve / Schaper, Manuel: Göttinger Plakatierkultur. Zur Aneignung urbanen Raums in einer Mittelstadt. In: Schmidt-Lauber, Brigitta / Baerwolf, Astrid (Hrsg.): Fokus Mittelstadt: Urbanes Leben in Göttingen - ein Studienprojekt. Göttinger Kulturwissenschaftliche Studien 3. Göttingen 2009, 165-185.

Schaper, Manuel: „Karin Harrasser: Körper 2.0. Über die technische Erweiterbarkeit des Menschen.“ – In: kulturen 2 (2015), 68-70.

Talks and Poster Presentations

“I would rather have it done by a doctor” – Laypeople's perceptions of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing (DTC GT) and its ethical implications. Poster Contribution to workshop "Next Generation Medicine? Ethical, Legal and Technological Questions of Genomic High-Throughput Sequencing in the Clinic" together with Sabine Wöhlke und Silke Schicktanz, 25.-26.07.2017, Göttingen

Ethik und Empirie - Vier Beispiele aus BMC Medical Ethics. 21st Meeting of the AEM Working Group "Ethik & Empirie", 26.06.2017, Greifswald

“I'd rather have it done by a doctor” - Lay Perspectives on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing in Germany - Mind the Risk Project Workshop, 20-22.02.2017, Bowness on Windermere, UK

"Lay Perspectives on Genomic Sequencing in Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts in Germany" - Poster Contribution to Workshop „Next Generation Medicine - Ethical, legal and technological questions of genomic high throughput sequencing in the clinic“ in collaboration with Alexander Urban, 14.-15.11.2016, Göttingen

"Ethical Aspects of Web-based Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Communication Practices" - Poster Contribution to Workshop „Next Generation Medicine - Ethical, legal and technological questions of genomic high throughput sequencing in the clinic“ in collaboration with Sabine Wöhlke, 14.-15.11.2016, Göttingen

"Ethische Aspekte von Kommunikationpraxen kommerzieller Gentestanbieter im Internet" - Poster Contribution to the Annual Conference of the Academy of Ethics in Medicine in collaboration with Sabine Wöhlke, 22.-24.09.2016, Bielefeld

"Ethical Aspects of Communication Practices in Web-Based Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing" - EACME Annual Conference: „30 Years of European Bioethics“. 09.09.2016, Leuven, Belgium.

"A focus group approach to risk perception and communication in clinical and direct-to-consumer genetic testing (DTC GT) and whole genome sequencing with lay people and users" - Mind the Risk Project Workshop “From theory to practice: Clinical and practical applications of genetic risk research”, 12.-13-05.2016, Birmingham, UK.

"Ethische Aspekte von Direct-to-Consumer-Gentests - Zur normativen Bewertung kommerzieller Gentestangebote" - 35. Fortbildungsseminar "Health is Wealth? Ökonomische Aspekte im Umgang mit Gesundheit und Krankheit", 12.-15.04.2016, Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart.

"Analyzing ethically relevant aspects of “Direct-to-Consumer” genetic testing companies’ communication on the internet – A methodological approach" - An interdisciplinary approach to medical decision making and risk. 2nd International Workshop of the “Mind the Risk Project”, 28.-29.09.2015, Baveno, Italy.