Synthetic Biology

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Synthetic Biology

The creation of the world's first self-replicating, synthetic cell heralds a new era in biology. It also prompts moral, legal, and safety questions: Analysis of the potential benefits and ethical concerns.

The creation of the world's first self-replicating, synthetic cell heralds a new era in biology. It also prompts moral, legal, and safety questions: Analysis of the potential benefits and ethical concerns.

Guests

Craig Venter

president, J. Craig Venter Institute

David Rejeski

director, Science and Technology Innovation Program,
director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars

Sohi Rastegar

director, Office of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation Engineering Directorate, National Science Foundation

David Baltimore

professor of Biology and President Emeritus, CalTech

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