Publications

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Biopolitical Times

In the last six years, scientific groups have organized two multi-day International Summits, both with published summaries, and at least...

CRISPR People is an amalgam: one part historical reconstruction, one part legal inquiry, one part ethical examination, it delves into...

An organization of scientists is recommending that limitations on several experimental and controversial research procedures – including heritable genome editing...

Newsletter

Editing our Descendants: Who decides who decides?

“Designer Baby” Patents | Erasing Boundaries on Embryo Research

Genetic Chaos | Scientific Overreach | Ethics of Surrogacy in COVID Times

Video

View a recording of the February 25, 2021 event sponsored by the San Francisco Asian Art Museum: With film clips and discussion, this DEAI series workshop explores a dangerous idea that has threatened the American Dream from the beginning: the belief that some groups and individuals are inherently superior to others and more deserving of fundamental rights.

On January 29, 2020, Marcy Darnovsky spoke to an audience of 600 in Santa Barbara at TEDxLagunaBlanca. Her talk was...

This episode of the Al Jazeera video series Start Here features an interview with CGS Program Director on Genetic Justice, Katie Hasson.

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...