MEDIA ADVISORY: 07.01.10 Greg Kaebnick to Speak on Synthetic Biology at First Meeting of The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Scientists Craig Venter, PhD; Drew Endy, PhD; George Church, PhD, and other leaders in synthetic biology will be presenting, as well as experts in ethics, policy, regulation, and government. Among the speakers are Hastings Center Fellows Nancy King, JD, of Wake Forest University School of Medicine; Allen Buchanan, PhD, of Duke University; and Paul Root Wolpe, PhD, of Emory University. A speakers roundtable on Thursday will be moderated by Amy Gutmann, PhD, chairperson of the Commission and also a Hastings Center Fellow. Please see agenda for full list of speakers: http://www.bioethics.gov/meetings/070810/
All Commission meetings are free and open to the public. The meeting will be live-streamed and archived on the Commission website at www.bioethics.gov. Transcripts will be posted on the Web site after the meeting.
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