Challenges of governing advances in gene editing - September 2016

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy together with Genome Canada, sponsored an expert panel discussion of how to approach the societal opportunities and challenges posed by new gene editing techniques such as CRISPR. ISSP Director, Professor Monica Gattinger, chaired the event, which was the first of the ISSP's panel series for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Video production credit: Evan Nip

Opening Remarks

Dr. Cindy Bell, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at Genome Canada


Dr. Eric Meslin, President and CEO of the Council of Canadian Academies


Professor Jason Delborne, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, Genetic Engineering and Society Center, North Carolina State University (PDF file)

Professor Gary Marchant, Regents' Professor of Law and Faculty Director and Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science & Innovation, Arizona State University (PDF file)

Professor Vardit Ravitsky, Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Université de Montréal (PDF file)

Professor Brenda Wilson, School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Core member of the ISSP, University of Ottawa (PDF file)


Watch the event (YouTube video link)

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