This report summarizes the vast accomplishments the Synthetic Biology Project has achieved since 2008.
In a new op-ed, Eleonore Pauwels of the Synthetic Biology Projects and Jim Dratwa explore the limits of what DNA can tell us.
A cross-disciplinary team is calling for public discussion about a potential new way to solve longstanding global ecological problems by using an emerging technology called “gene drives.”
But in a first-ever survey of the DIYbio community, the Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars finds this work is far more innocuous than news reports and others might suggest.
The Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars has been awarded a grant to participate in SYNENERGENE, a newly launched consortium of 28 groups supported with €4 million ($5.3 million) to engage in the responsible governance of synthetic biology.
A first-ever survey of Do-It-Yourself Biology (DIYbio) practitioners by the Synthetic Biology Project finds the community to be far different from fearful and often sensationalist representations in the media.
In a new op-ed, Eleonore Pauwels of the Synthetic Biology Project looks at the implications from the recent Myriad court decision.
VIDEO ADDED: In this exhibit/policy discussion, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg will discuss her Stranger Visions project and discuss the bioethical, legal and policy dimensions of the work with a panel of experts.
The Synthetic Biology Project's Todd Kuiken looks at the growing world of DIYbio in a piece in the March issue of The Scientist -- focusing on the movement's largely proactive approach to safety and security issues.
The updated Synthetic Biology Scorecard finds increase federal action to address recommendations in the Presidential Bioethics Commission report, though more work is needed.
A new online survey seeks public opinion about the most pressing ethical, legal, and social implications of synthetic biology.
Check out the project's online scorecard to track efforts to better govern synthetic biology research and development, focusing on recommendations from the presidential bioethics commission.
Join us to discuss the findings from a Synthetic Biology Project workshop on "over the horizon" synbio issues.