Building the Trust Infrastructure for Synthetic Biology

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By: Tracy Lessor, PhD, MBA Senior Leader, Science Communications Feinstein Kean Healthcare   Jurassic World. Orphan Black. Splice. Helix. Synthetic biology is the inspiration behind these and many other popular science fiction movies and television series, and it seems that the public cannot get enough of them.  While these stories provide entertainment with their extreme scenarios, more importantly, they are …


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 …