Category: Convenings

Editorial Humility, May 6 2019

In an event that anticipated the Observatory’s founding, Eric Lander (Broad Institute), Carrie Wolinetz (NIH), and four panelists discussed the opportunities for governance provided by the current effective moratorium on heritable human genome editing. A video replay of the full “Editorial Humility” program is available here.

Editorial Aspirations: Human Integrity at the Frontiers of Biology, April 2017

The meeting responded to the the call made at the December 2015 CRISPR summit in Washington, DC for broad public dialogue and an “international forum” on human genome editing.  It convened a conversation among diverse, international experts about what forms of public engagement and deliberation are needed for this purpose, and what mechanisms already exist …