Additional Resources

Module 1 Additional Resources

  1. Balmer, A., and P. Martin. (2008). Synthetic Biology: Social and Ethical Challenges (An independent review commissioned by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)). Available at: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/organisation/policies/reviews/ scientific-areas/0806-synthetic-biology.aspx
  2. BC monitoring Europe. Vatican Dismisses Synthetic Cell’s Life-Giving Dimension, Lauds Science Research. may 25, 2010. Translation of Gian Guido Vecchi. Cautela in Vaticano
‘È un ottimo motore ma non è la vita.’ Available at: http://archiviostorico.corriere.it/2010/ maggio/22/Cautela_Vaticano_ottimo_motore_non_co_9_100522032.shtml.
  3. Caplan, A.l., Emmanuel and Robert Hart Director, Center for Bioethics, and Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics, School of medicine, university of Pennsylvania. (2010). Philosophical and Theological Perspectives. Presentation to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, September 13, 2010. Available at: http://www.bioethics.gov/ transcripts/synthetic-biology/091310/philosophical-and-theological-perspectives.html.
  4. Douglas, T., and J. Savulescu. (2010). Synthetic biology and the ethics of knowledge. Journal 
of Medical Ethics 36(11):687-693.
  5. Parens, E., Johnston, J., and J. moses. (2009). Ethical Issues in Synthetic Biology: An Overview of the Debates. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Available at: http://www.synbioproject.org/process/assets/files/6334/synbio3.pdf
  6. Wagner, R., Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer, Geneart AG, and Professor and Chief, molecular microbiology and Gene Therapy, University of Regensburg Institute of medical microbiology and hygiene. (2010). Biosecurity and Biosafety. Presentation to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, September 14, 2010. Available at: http://bioethics.gov/