Project News • 01/23/13
Policy Brief Looks at Bio-Economy Governance
A new policy brief from the Wilson Center looks at a host of challenges unique to the growing bio-economy.
Project News • 01/17/13
Questions about Biosafety? Ask a Biosafety Expert!
The Synthetic Biology Project and DIYbio.org have launched a new website to provide free and timely safety advice to Do-It-Yourself biologists.
Project News • 12/04/12
Press Coverage of Synthetic Biology on the Rise
This new report explores the increase in press coverage of synthetic biology in the 2008-2011 period.
Project News • 03/13/12
The Societal Impacts of Synthetic Biology
A new online survey seeks public opinion about the most pressing ethical, legal, and social implications of synthetic biology.
Project News • 06/29/10
Responsible Science for Do-It-Yourself Biologists
The Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center is partnering with DIYbio.org, on a project to ensure safety within the rapidly expanding community of amateur biologists.
Project News • 06/07/10
Government Funding for Synthetic Biology on the Rise
The Synthetic Biology Project found that the U.S. government has spent around $430 million on research related to synthetic biology since 2005, funded in large part by the Department of Energy.
Project News • 09/22/09
Synthetic Biology Project Receives Two National Science Foundation Grants
The Synthetic Biology project recently received two grants from the National Science Foundation to support a Transatlantic Exploratory Workshop on the Implications of Cutting-Edge Biotechnologies for Sustainability Science and Policy, and research on the use of on-line prediction markets to explore emerging issues in synthetic biology.
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