File Genetic engineering

This file of the Forum for Genetic Research provides an overview of up-to-date developments in the field of new genetic engineering methods.

The forum provides decision-makers, media representatives, teachers and other interested persons with the most important synthesis reports, position papers and other publications relevant to Switzerland, as well as event information from universities, research-oriented institutions, authorities and internationally recognised bodies.

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Genome Editing am Menschen - Hoffnungen oder Hybris?
Genome Editing am Menschen - Hoffnungen oder Hybris?

Genome Editing bezeichnet die jüngste Generation gentechnischer Verfahren, darunter das Werkzeug CRISPR/Cas9, dessen Entdeckung 2020 mit einem Nobelpreis ausgezeichnet wurde. Die Anwendung von Genome Editing am Menschen weckt Hoffnungen auf

Image: Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag
Fünfter Gentechnologiebericht
Fünfter Gentechnologiebericht

Im „Fünften Gentechnologiebericht“ bieten namhafte Expert*innen einen Überblick über aktuelle Entwicklungen der dynamischen Forschungsfelder der Gen- und Zelltechnologien und ihrer Anwendungen. Dabei geht es um genetische Diagnostik, somatische Gentherapie, Impfstoffentwicklung,

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Agro-Gene Technology: Evidence Review Group concludes its work

An Evidence Review Group organized by the Swiss Academy of Sciences has looked in a multi-stakeholder scientific dialogue process at the currently available scientific evidence on agro-gene technology, with a

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White Paper on the Regulation of Genome Editing in Agriculture

This report is the work of the Task Force on Sustainable Agriculture and Innovation which was established by Re-Imagine Europa (RIE) as part of its programme on Narratives, Climate and

Human genome editing: position paper
Human genome editing: position paper

The recent application of tools, such as CRISPR-Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats; Cas9 nuclease), to edit the human genome with the intention of treating or preventing disease and

Human genome editing: recommendations
Human genome editing: recommendations

The recent application of tools, such as CRISPR-Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats; Cas9 nuclease), to edit the human genome with the intention of treating or preventing disease and

Human genome editing: a framework for governance
Human genome editing: a framework for governance

The recent application of tools, such as CRISPR-Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats; Cas9 nuclease), to edit the human genome with the intention of treating or preventing disease and

Guidelines for the Field of Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine
Guidelines for the Field of Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine

As a service to the field, the ISSCR develops guidelines that address the international diversity of cultural, political, legal, and ethical issues associated with stem cell research and its translation

Neubewertung des Schutzes von In-vitro-Embryonen in Deutschland
Neubewertung des Schutzes von In-vitro-Embryonen in Deutschland

Wie entwickelt sich menschliches Leben, wodurch lässt sich die Fortpflanzungsmedizin verbessern und in welcher Weise können Stammzellen bei der Entwicklung neuer Therapien gegen Volkskrankheiten wie Diabetes oder Herzinfarkt helfen? Zur

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