The Synthetic Biology Project is releasing a new report looking at intenational intellectual property treaties and synthetic biology.
Join us at 6 pm on Nov. 12 the Fab Lab DC for a lively discussion about the potential of do-it-youself biology. The event will feature the wrold premiere of the short documentary The Rise of Do-It-Yourself Biology: A Look at the Baltimore Underground Science Space.
The Synthetic Biology Project is teaming up with the American Society for Microbiology and the Baltimore Underground Science Space to put on an exciting evening of experiements and fun. Join us on Oct. 28 in Washington, DC, to learn more about synthetic biology!
NEW DATE! Join us Oct. 15 for the release of our new report, The DNA of the U.S. Regulatory System: Are We Getting It Right for Synthetic Biology? Panelists will discuss how synthetic biology applications would be regulated by the U.S. Coordinated Framework, how this would affect the market pathway of these applications and whether the existing framework will protect human health and the environment.
VIDEO ADDED: A report from the Synthetic Biology Project looks at how the UN's Nagoya Protocol may affect U.S. researchers working in the field of synthetic biology.
Please join us for the release of our 2013 national poll surveying the public's attitudes towards synthetic biology.
Please join us for a panel discussion about how the media in the United States and Europe covers synthetic biology.
A workshop hosted by the Synthetic Biology Project, MIT Program on Emerging Technologies and EPA to determine the data needs and testing methods for the environmental release of synthetically designed algae and to assess the ecological effects and risks of synthetic organisms.
The Wilson Center on June 29 hosted a workshop to examine the environmental implications of synthetic biology, bringing together experts from multiple scientific fields, industry, and public interest groups.
View the Synthetic Biology Project's April 18 panel discussion of new report from 113 NGOs calling for officials to observe the precautionary principle in regulating synthetic biology, including a moratorium on commercial uses.