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iGEM teams are required to document their safety practices and the ethical implications of their projects<cite>igem</cite>.
iGEM teams are required to document their safety practices and the ethical implications of their projects<cite>igem</cite>.
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== Safety Guidelines<cite>igem</cite> ==
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''' International '''
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* World Health Organisation
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** [http://www.who.int/csr/delibepidemics/WHO_CDS_CSR_LYO_2004_11/en/ Laboratory Biosafety Manual]
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* Convention on Biological Diversity
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** [http://bch.cbd.int/protocol/ The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety]
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** [http://bch.cbd.int/ Biosafety Clearing House]
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''' USA '''
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* National Institute of Health
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** [http://oba.od.nih.gov/rdna_ibc/ibc.html Institutional Biosafety Committees]
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** [http://oba.od.nih.gov/oba/rac/guidelines_02/NIH_Gdlnes_lnk_2002z.pdf Guidelines For Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules]
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* [http://www.absa.org/ American Biological Safety Association]
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* Centre for Disease Control
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** [http://www.cdc.gov/biosafety/ Office of Health and Safety ]
== Conferences ==
== Conferences ==

Revision as of 15:06, 25 January 2013

Contents

Ethical considerations for practicing synthetic biology

  • "Improving" Nature / Playing God
  • Bioterrorism
  • Ecological disasters
  • ...

iGEM teams are required to document their safety practices and the ethical implications of their projects[1].

Safety Guidelines[1]

International

USA

Conferences

References

  1. http://igem.org/Safety [igem]
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