Professor Meslin is Director of the Indianna Univarsity Center for Bioethics, whose expertise in philosophic foundations of justice, and application to health and science have informed domestic and international programs including Genome Canada, the Global Alliance, and programmes in low and middle income countries. Having previously served as Director of Bioethics in the ELSI program of the human genome project and as executive director of the US National Bioethics Advisory Commission, he provides valuable insights to the ELSI2.0 community about how research can inform policy, and how to engage with stakeholders.
Indiana University is a major multi-campus public research-intensive institution. Its Indianapolis campus houses schools of Law, Nursing, Science, Liberal Arts and Dentistry, together with the 2nd largest medical school in the US. Many nationally ranked centres relevant to the work of ELSI2.0 are found here including the IU Center for Bioethics; the IU Center for Global Health; the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute; the Center for Law and Health; the Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information; and the Indiana Institute for Personalized Medicine. These units share research platforms, undertake coordinated research, and mentor trainees in translational science.