Author: Matthew Sample

Democratic Imaginations at the Frontiers of Science and Technology, 16 April 2021

“Democratic Imaginations at the Frontiers of Science and Technology,” with panelists Andrew Jewett, Marcy Darnovsky, Andrew Feenberg, and Jenny Reardon, and moderators Sheila Jasanoff and J. Benjamin Hurlbut, was held on April 16, 2021. Panelist biographies Andrew Jewett has taught at several leading universities, including a decade at Harvard and three years at Boston College …

Genome Editing and Human Dignity: Comparative Perspectives, September 10-11 2020

With generous support from the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, this series of meetings launched the work of the Global Observatory for Genome Editing. The purpose: to seek input and advice from an international group of distinguished scholars, scientists, legal experts, policy practitioners, and civil society representatives who will inform the initial agenda for the …

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“A Global Observatory for Genome Editing”, Nature

Jasanoff S, Hurlbut JB. A global observatory for gene editing. Nature. (2018) Mar 22;555(7697):435-437. doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-03270-w. PMID: 29565415.

“Building Capacity for a Global Genome Editing Observatory: Conceptual Challenges”, Trends in Biotech

A new infrastructure is urgently needed at the global level to facilitate exchange on key issues concerning genome editing. We advocate the establishment of a global observatory to serve as a center for international, interdisciplinary, and cosmopolitan reflection. This article is the first of a two-part series. Hurlbut JB, Jasanoff S, Saha K, Ahmed A, …