NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment Representatives of conservation and consumer non-governmental organizations unveiled six principles for responsible governance of gene editing in agriculture and the environment in an article published today by Nature Biotechnology. The authors noted that gene editing [...]

NGOs Outline Principles for Governance of Gene Edited Products for Agriculture and the Environment2021-08-11T10:59:04-06:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: The Role of Funders and Philanthropists in Setting the Gene Editing Agenda

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: The Role of Funders and Philanthropists in Setting the Gene Editing Agenda Investment in gene editing technologies plays a significant role in the technology’s evolution and its application to issues in health, agriculture, conservation and more. The final panel discussion of CRISPRcon 2020, conducted Oct. 29, focused on [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: The Role of Funders and Philanthropists in Setting the Gene Editing Agenda2021-01-29T08:00:43-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Gene Editing in Public Health and Health Autonomy

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Gene Editing in Public Health and Health Autonomy In its final week, CRISPRcon 2020 Virtual explored priority setting in gene editing and the factors that shape research and development. The theme featured two discussions that examined what values and criteria are being used to shape research and funding [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Gene Editing in Public Health and Health Autonomy2021-01-29T07:47:31-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Gene Editing and Climate Justice

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Gene Editing and Climate Justice CRISPRcon 2020 continued its fourth theme of equity, environment and agriculture by featuring a discussion on Oct. 15 on gene editing and climate justice. The panelists explored what is at stake—both risks and benefits—when using gene editing to address climate justice and climate [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Gene Editing and Climate Justice2021-01-22T07:15:31-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Risk Governance in Gene Editing and Food

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Risk Governance in Gene Editing and Food CRISPRcon 2020’s fourth theme exploredsocial equity factors in non-human gene editing, and whether the technology’s impact on ecological and agricultural systems contribute to rather than curb social inequities. The two panels during this theme first examined how risks are defined and [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Risk Governance in Gene Editing and Food2021-01-22T07:06:52-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Peering into the Ag Pipeline

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Peering into the Ag Pipeline The second discussion of CRISPRcon’s theme of Hope and Hype, which was held on Oct. 1, took a deeper dive into what benefits gene editing and prior genetic technologies have delivered thus far in the agriculture sector and what might be [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Peering into the Ag Pipeline2021-01-12T11:45:38-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Spotlighting Gene Editing in China

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Spotlighting Gene Editing in China After highlighting underrepresented viewpoints and narratives in gene editing in its first two weeks, CRISPRcon 2020 shifted the focus in its third week to exploring the hope and hype of the technology. The first discussion for the “Hope and Hype” theme [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Revisited: Spotlighting Gene Editing in China2021-01-11T13:33:16-07:00

Amplifying Black Perspectives in Pursuit of Improved Health Outcomes

Amplifying Black Perspectives in Pursuit of Improved Health Outcomes Following up on its discussion on the relationship among race, gene editing, and COVID-19, CRISPRcon 2020 again partnered with Howard University for its fourth session Sept. 17, which examined models for innovating in responsible ways, using gene editing or other [...]

Amplifying Black Perspectives in Pursuit of Improved Health Outcomes2020-12-18T12:48:55-07:00

CRISPRcon 2020 Examines Race, Gene Editing and Health Equity

CRISPRcon 2020 Examines Race, Gene Editing and Health Equity Building on its opening theme’s discussions around journalism and indigenous perspectives, CRISPRcon 2020 partnered with Howard University for its second theme, which tackled race and health equity. The two sessions in this theme explored the relationship among race, gene editing, [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Examines Race, Gene Editing and Health Equity2020-12-18T12:48:14-07:00

Indigenous Perspectives on Gene Editing

Indigenous Perspectives on Gene Editing  Continuing its opening theme on science and societal narratives, CRISPRcon 2020’s second panel on Sep. 3 explored Indigenous viewpoints from a variety of geographies —a viewpoint that has been marginalized and excluded throughout history, not just in the conversation around technology and gene editing.   “We have to acknowledge that indigenous peoples and communities are still widely not at the point of [...]

Indigenous Perspectives on Gene Editing2020-12-10T11:47:38-07:00