Tuesday 16 June 2020, 15:00 – 16:30
There is an urgent need for proper oversight of gene drives and gene drive organisms (GDOs). Existing biosafety rules, established for first generation genetically modified organisms (GMOs), are not fully equipped to manage the unique risks of GDOs. This webinar will discuss these issues, asking, what basic principles are needed to ensure GDOs are well regulated? And what conditions need to be in place before any GDO is released into the environment?