Archives For CRISPR; Genome Editing; Synthetic Biology; Society

The Great US-China Biotechnology and Artificial Intelligence Race

Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into the U.S. Asia policy.  This conversation with Eleonore Pauwels Director of Anticipatory Intelligence Lab and Senior Program Associate, Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Wilson Center in Washington D.C. is the 104th in “The Trans-Pacific View Insight Series.”  (READ MORE)

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Film: Genome-Editing, Perils and Promises

From computer code to genetic code… From electronic circuits to genetic circuits… This is the age of Life Engineers who program bacteria just like we program a computer, using DNA, the “software of life”.

Eleonore Pauwels, Director of Biology Collectives, Senior Program Associate and Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, is intrigued by the speed at which this techno-science is developing. How do we we anticipate problems linked to biosafety, biosecurity and ownership of the tools that allow us to edit our genomes?

This fall television channel France 5 broadcast a film on Genomics and Synthetic Biology.

Biology 2.0 Engineering Life, Trailer