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SCIENTISTS HOLD CLOSED-DOOR MEETING AT HARVARD TO DISCUSS BUILDING SYNTHETIC GENOMES, INCLUDING HUMAN

VIA STAT, Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine

By IKE SWETLITZ @ikeswetlitz
 

Over 130 scientists, lawyers, entrepreneurs, and government officials from five continents gathered at Harvard on Tuesday for an “exploratory” meeting to discuss the topic of creating genomes from scratch — including, but not limited to, humans, said George Church, Harvard geneticist and co-organizer of the meeting.  The meeting was closed to the press, which drew the ire of prominent academics.

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