Seppe Segers is a member of the Bioethics Institute Ghent (BIG) since 2015. He joined BIG to work on a study about the practical, legal and ethical aspects of research on human embryos in various European countries.
Seppe currently takes part in the SEGa project which deals with the science and ethics of stem cell-derived gametes. His research focuses on the moral importance of genetic parenthood. In the light of this, new innovations in assisted reproductive technology, such as the use of stem cell-derived gametes, are evaluated. He completed his PhD in 2019.
He also works on the ethical aspects of genome editing, fetal medicine and ectogenesis and his broader interests lie in philosophy of language, history of science and philosophy of medecine.