How to address the misuse potential of biological research?

Summary of three workshops in spring 2016

In spring 2016, the Forum for Genetic Research organized with the support of the Federal Office of Public Health three workshops on "How to address the misuse potential of biological research? More than 40 life science researchers took part. They discussed how the research community is currently addressing the "dual use" dilemma and which additional tools could be useful.

Runder Tisch
Image: Hannah Ambühl, ProClim-

A summary of the discussions can be found in the attached PDF.

Categories

  • Biosafety
  • Gene technology
  • Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • Genome editing
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