Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

Scholars, scientists and government officials talked about ethical issues related to synthetic biology, which involves creating biological… read more

Scholars, scientists and government officials talked about ethical issues related to synthetic biology, which involves creating biological materials entirely from synthetic ones. Among the topics they addressed were biomedical applications and innovation, issues related to artificial life, security concerns, and public opinion. close

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  • Gutmann, Amy President University of Pennsylvania
  • Hauser, Stephen Professor University of California, San Francisco->Medical School
  • Michael, Nelson Director National Naval Medical Center->Retrovirology Research
  • Rejeski, David Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Science, Technology and Innovation
  • Schmidt, Markus Co-Founder Organization for International Dialogue and Conflict Management
  • Sulmasy, Daniel Associate Director University of Chicago->Clinical Medical Ethics
  • Wagner, James Co-Chairman Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
  • Wolpe, Paul Root Professor Emory University->Center for Ethics
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Ethics of Synthetic Biology, Part 1

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Program ID:
294437-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2010

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  • Jul 10, 2010 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2010 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2010 | 3:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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