Synbio is a diverse field with diverse applications, and the different contexts (e.g., gain-of-function research, biofuels) raise different ethical and governance challenges. The objective of this course is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of ethical and policy/governance issues that arise in the design, conduct and application of synthetic biology. The course will begin with a short history of recombinant DNA technology and how governance of that science developed and evolved, and progress through a series of areas of application of synbio.
Engineering Life: Synbio, Bioethics & Public PolicyJohns Hopkins University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ENGINEERING LIFE: SYNBIO, BIOETHICS & PUBLIC POLICY
Dr. Matthews is a fantastic instructor; Slide deck is great.
Great course! Learn a lot of new information about governance in Synbio.
pretty good class. kind of technical but gives one some good stuff to think about
Very insightful course for young scientists and engineers to understand bioethics!
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