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Julia Mirkin

Research focus

  • Ethics of Science
    • Societal trust in science
  • Philosophy of Medicine
    • Concepts of disease

Education

Since 2020 Doctoral studies at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. Aspired degree: Dr. phil.
2017-2020 Master programme at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. Master of Arts (Philosophy): “Concepts of Disease and their Practical Implications – A Case Study of Cancer Screening and Prevention”.
2013- 2017 Bachelor programme at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy and Political Science): „Value Neutrality, Social Responsibility and the Production of Disease”.

Employment

Since 2020 Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
2018-2020 Research assistant at Stammzellnetzwerk.NRW
2015-2020 Student assistant (Tutor for (among others) Logic, Philosophy of science, Moral concepts of the modern period) at the Department of Philosophy at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Talks

29.10.2021 Trust in Research on Human Germline Genome Editing. SAS Conference 2021 - Trust in Science.
10.09.2021 Specifying Clinical Expertise and the Demands for its Transition and Implementation in Clinical Practice, SOPhiA 2019.
17.08.2020 CRISPR/Cas-based genome editing and the concept of sensation bias (with Alexander Christian), ECAP 2020.
18.09.2019 Normativity in the Concept of Disease, SOPhiA 2019.
13.09.2018 Social Responsibility and Mercenary Scientists, SOPhiA 2018.
13.09.2017 Disease Mongering: An Analysis of its Methods and Mechanisms, SOPhiA 2017.
30.06.2017 Demokratisierung und Ordnung von Forschungsprozessen durch Digitalisierung, 12. Gummersbacher Kolloquium.

Courses

2022 Scientific Blogging on Genome-Ethics
2022 Ethics of Research on Human Genome Editing
2022 Exervise Ethics of Science I
2021/22 Argumentation
Exercise Ethics of Science II - (Moral Integrity and Social Responsibility in Science)
2021 Exercise Ethics of Science I – (Objectivity of Science)
Exercise Ethics of Science II - (Moral Integrity and Social Responsibility in Science)
2020/2021 Exercise Ethics of Science I – (Objectivity of Science)
2020 Exercise Logic I
2019/20 Exercise Logic I
2018/19 Exercise Logic I
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