Synthetic biology (WP1342)
- 9 December, 2014
- Defence and security
- biological, btwc compliance, synthetic biology, technology, verification
We talk about what it is and what opportunities it can offer us and why so many young people are getting involved. We discuss the threats and risks surrounding the misuse of it and ask how the ethical side of the issue is dealt with.
Filippa Lentzos, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, King’s College London
Catherine Jefferson, Researcher, Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, Kings College London