Bioethics Briefing Note
Whole genome sequencing of babies
27 Mar 2018
This briefing note explores the ethical issues raised by whole genome sequencing of babies.
Genome editing: an ethical review
30 Sep 2016
This review considers the impact of recent advances in genome editing, which have diffused rapidly across many fields of biological research, and the range of ethical questions to which they give rise.
Genome editing and human reproduction: social and ethical issues
17 Jul 2018
In July 2018, we published a report into the social and ethical issues raised by the use of genome editing as a technology that could influence inherited characteristics in humans.
Genome editing and farmed animals
Our current in-depth inquiry is examining the ethical issues raised by the use of genome editing techniques in farmed animals
Identifying key developments, issues and questions relating to techniques of genome editing with engineered nucleases
01 Feb 2015
This commissioned paper discusses scientific, ethical and governance aspects of genome editing with engineered nucleases
Genetic screening: ethical issues
01 Dec 1993