Governance Considerations for Human Gene Editing

Friday, February 17, 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Room 302 (Hynes Convention Center)
R. Alta Charo, University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI
This will be a presentation of key conclusions and recommendations of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report on human genome editing. This includes overarching principles for governance in any country, and specific recommendations for the US government, on topics ranging from basic research to somatic and germline applications.