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Home > Press > INVITATION: “Issues arising from Synthetic Biology: What Lies Ahead?” July 20th at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

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On November 8-9, 2010, representatives from the fields of synthetic biology research, law, and social science/ethics from more than a dozen research institutions, DOE laboratories, and federal agencies gathered at the Woodrow Wilson International Center (Wilson Center) on for a workshop on "Societal Issues Arising from Synthetic Biology: What Lies Ahead." The workshop was organized by the Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Wilson Center.

INVITATION: “Issues arising from Synthetic Biology: What Lies Ahead?” July 20th at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Washington, DC | Posted on July 6th, 2011

Participants discussed the tremendous potential for synthetic biology to help address human and societal challenges and also explored the challenges of ensuring that these exciting technologies are managed with caution, that benefits are justly distributed, that wise regulations are instituted to maximize benefits and minimize risks, and that a mindset of responsibility is encouraged among everyone involved.

Join us Wednesday July 20th as the proceedings of this workshop are presented and discussed in a new report "Issues arising from Synthetic Biology: What Lies Ahead?"

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What: Issues arising from Synthetic Biology: What Lies Ahead?

When: July 20, 2011 from 12:30pm - 2:00pm

(Light lunch available at noon)

Who: Lori Knowles, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta and David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program (Co-Chairs of the Workshop)

Where: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 5th Floor

Conference Room in the Ronald Reagan Building at 1300 Pennsylvania

For directions see: www.wilsoncenter.org/directions

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About The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center establishes and maintains a neutral forum for free, open, and informed dialogue. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds and engaged in the study of national and international affairs.

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