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International summit on human gene editing

Posted by NTE on December 1, 2015 in In Action

Francoise Baylis is a member of the organizing committee for the International Summit on Human Gene Editing, 1-3 December 2015, Washington D.C.

National Academies of Sciences and of Medicine, Human Gene-Editing Initiative - Latest News

"The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Royal Society (the science academy of the U.K.) are joining the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in co-hosting an international summit on human gene editing to be held December 1-3 in Washington, D.C.  An organizing committee has been appointed to develop an agenda for the summit, which will bring together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss scientific, medical, ethical, and governance issues associated with advances in human gene-editing research."

Link to the announcement of the organizing committee and its membership, made Sept. 14, 2015.

Link to current information about the Summit, its agenda and members.