Regulatory and Governance Considerations for Gene Drive ResearchJuly 21, 2021
ISAAA, in partnership with the Outreach Network for Gene Drive Research and the Biotechnology Information Centers, will be conducting the fourth session of the Gene Drive Webinar Series. The next session titled Regulatory and Governance Considerations for Gene Drive Research will be held on July 22, 2021, at 2 PM Manila (7 AM London/4 PM Sydney) via Zoom.
The potential uses and impacts of gene drive technologies are a topic of growing interest at the international and national levels in many countries. The Gene Drive Webinar Series aims to help promote a productive and balanced conversation on the benefits and risks of possible gene drive applications, providing factual and accurate information that can help place the discussion under the Convention on Biological Diversity in context.
On the fourth webinar of the series, experts will answer the following questions:
- How are gene drives governed globally?
- What are the available guidance resources for responsible research?
- What are the requirements for engagement and public consultation?
The resource speakers include Dr. Flerida Cariño, a member of the Philippine Biosafety Committee; Dr. Andy Shepard, Research Director from CSIRO Health & Biosecurity Program; and Ms. Naima Sykes, Stakeholder Engagement Manager of Target Malaria. Dr. Vibha Ahuja, Chief General Manager of Biotech Consortium India Limited will serve as the moderator of the discussions.
Registration to the webinar is free and open to all. Sign up now.
You might also like:
- Gene Drive: The Technology and its Potentials for Biodiversity Conservation
- Harmonized Regulations Key to Optimizing the Potential and Benefits of Gene Drive Technology
- UC San Diego Scientists Develop First CRISPR-Cas9-based Gene Drive in Plants
Biotech Updates is a weekly newsletter of ISAAA, a not-for-profit organization. It is distributed for free to over 22,000 subscribers worldwide to inform them about the key developments in biosciences, especially in biotechnology. Your support will help us in our mission to feed the world with knowledge. You can help by donating as little as $10.
See more articles:
News from Around the World
- Bias-language Study About GM Crops Reveals Positive Stance About Genetic Modification
- Regulatory and Governance Considerations for Gene Drive Research
- Nitrogen Use Efficient Rice Getting Closer to Farmers' Fields in Nigeria
- Wild Sorghum Offers Toolbox for Climate-Proof Crops
- USDA APHIS Proposes Exemption of Gene Modifications Similar to Conventional Breeding from Biotech Regulations
- Australian Researchers Develop Tools to Identify Plant Genes Resistant to Disease-causing Fungi
- Wageningen Scientists Unravel Onion Genome
- Chinese Scientists Predict Bright Future for Genome Edited Oil Crops
- Nitrogen Use Efficient Wheat Developed Using CRISPR-Cas9
- Remodeling the Gene Editing Regulatory Landscape Necessary, Report
- Initial Trials of Nasal Spray Vaccine for COVID-19 and Flu Show Positive Results
- CRISPR Gene Editing Stops COVID-19 from Replicating in Infected Human Cells
Read the latest:
- Biotech Updates (February 28, 2024)
- Gene Editing Supplement (February 28, 2024)
- Gene Drive Supplement (February 22, 2023)
Subscribe to BU: