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Engineering Biology for Science & Industry: Accelerating Progress, Meeting Summary and Next Steps

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The Engineering Biology for Science & Industry: Accelerating Progress meeting in April had a standing room only crowd, with enthusiastic dialogue about what is required to accelerate progress in engineering biology, and lots of support for moving forward.  The discussions were captured in a meeting summary and can be found here: http://nancyjkelley.com/wp-content/uploads/Meeting-Summary.Final_.6.9.15-Formatted.pdf.   In addition to the numerous comments from the panel discussions …

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International Team of Engineering Biology Experts to Spotlight Designer Genomes, Engineering Biology and Societal Implications

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Which designer genome will be synthesized from scratch next? What are the societal implications of designer genomes? How can we gain public acceptance of these technologies in light of recent visible events, such as the controversy over germ line editing using CRISPR? An international group of scientific leaders will convene at the New York Genome Center in New York City …