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September 17, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of Jesse Gelsinger’s death. Jesse had a rare genetic disorder that caused...

Jackie Leach Scully is Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Disability Innovation Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney,...

August 14, 2019, marked the first meeting of another committee on heritable genome editing that is composed mostly of scientists:...

Newsletter

Safety, Science, and the Human Egg Market

“Nerd Tunnel Vision” and Heritable Genome Editing

Russian Biologist: I Will Use CRISPR to Prevent Deaf Babies

Video

George Estreich discusses his most recent book Fables and Futures, inspired by his daughter Laura. Estreich goes beyond the personal...

KPIX 5 CBS SF Bay Area: Only a week after announcing that he altered the DNA of embryos for seven...

On CGTN America, Marcy Darnovsky, PhD, the executive director of the Center for Genetics and Society, discusses the ethics of...

Talks and Testimonies

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When you send your saliva to 23andme, you can get all kinds of genetic information — but now that it's...

DNA Strain

Are designer babies going to become a reality in the near future?

On this episode Cormac speaks to former NASA...

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This podcast discussion peeks into the world projected by J.D. Lasica in his new genetics thriller novel, Biohack. Bioethics...

Reports

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This comprehensive progress report critically evaluates the first year of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the agency running...

President Obama State of the Union

The Center for Genetics and Society met on January 2 with members of the new administration's transition team to discuss...