May 13, 2021 -- The Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC) has published a companion paper to its Statement of Ethics in Engineering Biology Research. The new viewpoint paper was published in ACS Synthetic Biology on May 12.
In the statement, the organization states that practitioners of engineering biology should:
In the paper, the authors call on members of the scientific community to practice the principles in the statement and help build consensus around ethical issues in the field.
EBRC is a nonprofit, public-private partnership dedicated to bringing together an inclusive community committed to advancing engineering biology to address national and global needs.