Synthetic biology is more than a science and engineering discipline.  We seek to enable all to explore and consider how aspects of synthetic biology impact culture, arts, ethics, industry, geopolitics, and beyond.

Does synthetic biology offer anything new? 

The Hoover Institution hosted Synthetic Biology for Democracy on Thursday, August 18, 2022. Watch the non-technical conversation with Prof. Drew Endy, Martin Family Fellow of Undergraduate Education, Faculty Co-Director of Degree Programs for the, CISAC Core Faculty, & SETR Faculty Council, Stanford University about advancements in synthetic biology and related economic and governance opportunities.

Review the timeline of an international collection of over 100 scientific reports and policy documents on synthetic biology and green plant engineering from the last 20 years. 

Courtesy of Prof. Jim Haseloff (University of Cambridge)