Socio-Technical Considerations of Gene Drive: Getting From Here to There

The Journal of Responsible Innovation has published a special issue entitled: Roadmap to Gene Drives: Research and Governance Needs in Social, Political, and Ecological Context. This is a collection of 13 papers and is the outcome of workshop held in […]

Call for Sweeping Moratorium on Gene Drive Research and Application at UN Biodiversity Conference

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity is currently holding their Biodiversity Conference in Cancun, Mexico.  Monday 160 organizations from six continents released a statement calling for a global moratorium on all work on gene drives, including laboratory research.   The […]

Animal and Insect Transgenics – Parallels

James Murray and Elizabeth Maga recently recounted briefly the development and evolution of animal transgenic technologies in a recent issue of Transgenic Research and the similarities and differences between the development and evolution of insect transgenic technologies, which were ongoing […]