Monday, August 19, 2019
Millie Georgiadis (IU School of Medicine) & Margaret Ryznar (IU McKinney School of Law) have posted to SSRN their paper Regulating What Has Yet To Be Created: An Introduction, Texas Law Review Online, Forthcoming. Here is the abstract:
The emerging field of synthetic biology — with the potential for engineering life from scratch — has inherited the laws and regulations of its biotechnology precursor. Yet, synthetic biology allows scientists to do entirely new things. This Article considers the resulting legal and ethical issues, after surveying the technological capabilities developed by the field of synthetic biology.