Synthetic Biology - a threat or an opportunity?

  • November 18, 2009
  • Dinner, Discussion
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Professor Richard Kitney OBE FREng
Professor of Biomedical Systems Engineering, Department of Bioengineering, Senior Dean and Director of the Graduate School of Engineering and Physical Science, Imperial College London
Professor Pamela A Silver
Director, Harvard University Graduate Program in Systems Biology, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University
Professor Nikolas Rose
Director, BIOS Research Centre for the study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society, London School of Economics and Politics

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Home Office, Imperial College London and The Kohn Foundation

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