The Petrie-Flom Center and Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Fellow-in-Residence
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School, and Edmond J. Safra Center, Harvard University

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Each year the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University hosts several fellows-in-residence. For 2019-20, they are concentrating their fellowships on the Ethics of Technological… Read More

Call for Abstracts: 2019 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference: Consuming Genetics
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Closed.

The call for abstracts for the 2019 annual conference is now closed. The conference agenda will be posted in late fall 2018 to the conference website. Consuming Genetics: The Ethical and Legal Considerations… Read More

World Health Organization advisers call for registry of studies on human genome editing

STAT, March 19, 2019
by Sharon Begley

A World Health Organization advisory committee on editing human DNA will ask the United Nations agency to establish a global registry of all such research, recommend that editors of scientific journals… Read More

World Health Organization Forms Committee To Guide Editing Of Human Genes

NPR, February 14, 2019

The World Health Organization Thursday announced the formation of an international committee aimed at establishing uniform guidelines for editing human DNA in ways that can be passed down to future generations.… Read More

The Lumbering Crawl Toward Human Germline Editing

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, January 10, 2019
by by Eli Y. Adashi and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:  It is in the nature of novelty that consensus is hard to come by. Such is clearly the lot of groundbreaking biomedical advances. History is no stranger to this phenomenon. The prospect… Read More

Genetically Modified People Are Walking Among Us

New York Times, December 1, 2018
by By Carl Zimmer, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: "I got in touch with Glenn Cohen, a professor at Harvard Law School who studies reproductive technologies, to ask him to guess what happens next. His forecast sounded like a repeat of… Read More

Petrie-Flom Center and Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Fellow-in-Residence

Petrie-Flom Center, Applications Due: November 15, 2018

Each year the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University hosts several fellows-in-residence. For 2019-20, they are concentrating their fellowships on the Ethics of Technological… Read More

Building Capacity for a Global Genome Editing Observatory: Institutional Design

Trends in Biotechnology, June, 2018
by Krishanu Saha, J. Benjamin Hurlbut,Sheila Jasanoff,Aziza Ahmed, Anthony Appiah, Elizabeth Bartholet [...] I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)[...]

Complete author list: Krishanu Saha, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, Sheila Jasanoff, Aziza Ahmed, Anthony Appiah, Elizabeth Bartholet,  Françoise Baylis, Gaymon Bennett, George Church, I. Glenn Cohen, George… Read More