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Biodefense in the age of synthetic biology /

Committee on Strategies for Identifying and Addressing Potential Biodenfense Vulnerabilities Posed by Synthetic Biology, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine.

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Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2018]
Series: Consensus study report.
Topics: Synthetic biology - Moral and ethical aspects. | Biomedical engineering. | Synthetic biology - Security measures. | Synthetic Biology - ethics. | Biomedical Engineering - ethics. | Security Measures. | Bioterrorism - prevention & control. | RU ebook
Regions: United States.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/roosevelt/detail.action?docID=5611351
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Introduction -- Biotechnology in the age of synthetic biology -- Framework for assessing concern about synthetic biology capabilities -- Assessment of concerns related to pathogens -- Assessment of concerns related to production of chemicals or biochemicals -- Assessment of concerns related to bioweapons that alter the human host -- Related developments that may impact the ability to effect an attack using a synthetic biology-enabled weapon -- Options for mitigating concerns -- Moving forward: conclusions and recommendations -- References -- Appendices. Specific synthetic biology concepts, approaches, and tools -- Selected prior analyses used to inform the framework -- Questions to stimulate consideration of framework factors -- Committee biographies -- Disclosure of conflict of interest -- Study methods.

Table of Contents for: Biodefense in the age of synthetic biolo