NEW! Read the latest edition of the CSTL Chronicle, the newsletter of the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law, here.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Making the Living World Engineerable: Science, Practice, and Policy
On November 16, 2016, an ad hoc committee under the auspices of the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law's Forum on Synthetic Biology convened a workshop to discuss recent developments in synthetic biology and their implications for U.S. policy. Funding for the workshop was been provided by the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Agilent Technologies.
A summary report of the workshop proceedings will be issued later this year.
Why Eyewitnesses Fail
At the recent TEDxSanDiego, Thomas D. Albright, co-chair of the committee that authored the 2014 CSTL report Identifying the Culprit: Assessing Eyewitness Identification, discussed the science behind eyewitness misidentifications.
View Dr. Albright's TED talk here.
CSTL PROJECTS IN THE NEWS
Read media coverage of CSTL projects and activities here (or click on links below).
Human Gene Editing Summit
University Research Regulations
Synthetic Biology Forum
International Animal Research Regulations
H5N1 Research Controversy
Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Third Edition
Six Party Synthetic Biology Symposia
Anthrax Mailings Report
University Intellectual Property
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Synthetic Biology Symposium
Science and Security
Human Dosing Studies