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Watch: Synthetic Biology, Pandemics and the Future of Biosecurity

21/06/2021 10:17 AM | Click to read full article

In this episode, Dr Happymon Jacob speaks with Dr Brett Edwards (senior lecturer, University of Bath) about synthetic biology as a field of emerging techno-scientific concern.

The conversation engages with ongoing debates about the possible laboratory origin of the Sars-Cov-2 virus as well as larger concerns about biosafety.