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“CRISPR Democracy” in Issues in Science and Technology

Sheila Jasanoff, et al. (2015) “CRISPR Democracy: Gene Editing and the Need for Inclusive Deliberation.” Issues in Science and Technology, vol. 32, no. 1, 2015, pp. 25–32.

“Democratic Governance of Human Germline Genome Editing” in CRISPR Journal

Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, and Krishanu Saha.The CRISPR Journal.Oct 2019.266-271. http://doi.org/10.1089/crispr.2019.0047

Science, Technology, & Human Values: Special Issue

J. Benjamin Hurlbut, Sheila Jasanoff, and Krishanu Saha, guest-edited the November 2020 issue of the journal Science, Technology, & Human Values. This collection of essays, “Constitutionalism at the nexus of life and law,” explores how revolutions in notions of biological life are eliciting correspondingly revolutionary imaginations of how life should be governed. The overarching goal …

Origins of the Global Observatory

The Observatory initiative grew out of a meeting entitled Editorial Aspirations: Human Integrity at the Frontiers of Biology held at Harvard in April, 2017. It drew together a diverse group of international leaders, including scientists who made fundamental contributions to the development of CRISPR, the former chair of the German National Ethics Council, a member …