Workshop on Research Agendas in the Societal Aspects of Synthetic Biology


I attended this invitation only workshop on synthetic biology in Tempe, AZ on November 4-6. The workshop brought together a large segment of social scientists and humanists, along with natural scientists and engineers, working in synthetic biology. Three NSF directorates co-funded the workshop: biology, engineering and social, behavioral and economic (SBE) sciences, NSF award #1445903.