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

CRISPRcon 2020 Opens with Discussion Examining Gene Editing and Journalism

CRISPRcon 2020 Opens with Discussion Examining Gene Editing and Journalism  Keystone Policy Center kicked off CRISPRcon 2020 September 1 utilizing a new format. This was the fourth year Keystone has organized CRISPRcon but the first time using a virtual format, which ultimately featured 10 webinars examining five themes over two months. The first week’s theme was comprised of two panels exploring science and societal [...]

CRISPRcon 2020 Opens with Discussion Examining Gene Editing and Journalism2020-12-10T12:15:45-07:00

Keystone Helps Organize, Moderate Discussion at Public Symposium on Human Germline Editing

Keystone Helps Organize, Moderate Discussion at Public Symposium on Human Germline Editing Keystone Policy Center's Director of Emerging Technologies Program, Julie Shapiro, moderated a session at an event on human germline editing Oct. 26.  The event was called CRISPR Consensus? and it featured scientists, religious leaders, advocates, policymakers, and others participating in an [...]

Keystone Helps Organize, Moderate Discussion at Public Symposium on Human Germline Editing2020-01-16T12:51:42-07:00