Biotechnology

Our WHO Expert Committee Report on Human Genome Editing

Our WHO Expert Committee Report on Human Genome Editing 243 208 Jamie Metzl

As you may know, I’ve had the great honor of serving as a member of the World Health Organization expert advisory committee on human genome editing, created by WHO Director…

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Human Genetic Engineering and the Catholic Church

Human Genetic Engineering and the Catholic Church 512 423 Jamie Metzl

I was deeply honored to be invited last year to speak on the future of human genetic engineering at a small and high-level Vatican conference. While I do not agree…

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Our Genetic Future is Coming… Faster Than We Think

Our Genetic Future is Coming… Faster Than We Think 150 150 Jamie Metzl
Our species is on the cusp of a revolution that will change every aspect of our lives but we’re hardly talking about it. After three and a half billion years of evolution, two hundred and fifty thousand years of them as the ass-kicking bipedal hominins we call homo sapiens, we are on the verge of taking control of our evolutionary process unlike never before. This revolution will take hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years to play out but it has already begun. read more