Publications

Subscribe to Biopolitical Views & News, our monthly e-newsletter, to keep up on the latest news and events.

Scroll down to see the latest Biopolitical Times blog posts, newsletters, videos, talks and testimonies, and reports from CGS.


Biopolitical Times

As the November 3 election approaches, Californians are focusing on the ballot propositions. The money spent on them this year...

Image of Sonoma State Home, site of the highest number of eugenic sterilizations in California, courtesy of Alexandra Minna Stern...

Congratulations to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna on their joint award of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, “for...

Newsletter

Nobel Prize for CRISPR | Eugenics Ancient and Modern | GM Horses

Eugenics Again | Surrogacy & Racial Justice | A Step toward CRISPR Babies?

Road Map to CRISPR Babies: Report and Reactions

Video

Author and activist Bill McKibben, evolutionary biologist Stuart Newman, and social theorist Marsha Darling consider the common threads...

Rosemarie Garland-Thompson discusses "Biomedical Ethics and the Existential Threat to Persons with Disabilities" at the Columbia Center for Clinical...

This debate looks at the long-term challenges and opportunities CRISPR presents, looking closely at two particular consequences: the implications of...

Talks and Testimonies

CBC Radio Logo

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...

DNA Today logo

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

Reports

Report Cover

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...