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Title: Synthetic biology R&D risks: Social-institutional contexts matter!

Social and institutional analyses currently are missing from considerations of synthetic biology R&D-related biosafety, which instead have bioethics, governance, or technical orientations. Social and institutional context shapes standard practice. Here, analyzing context helps identify circumstances that create, amplify, or diminish risk, thereby revealing new opportunities for avoiding or managing those risks.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  3. Columbia Univ. Graduate School of Public Health, New York, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1253236
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Trends in Biotechnology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 34; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 0167-7799
Publisher:
Elsevier
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES synthetic biology; risk; R&D; social and institutional context