At this National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering symposium, stakeholders will examine the tools, platforms, and infrastructure needed for continued advances in synthetic biology; political and social strategies to pursue these advances; and research applications in key areas. The symposium is the final of a three-part series organized in conjunction with the Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, and Chinese Academies of Sciences and Engineering. It will take place on June 12 and 13 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Those who cannot attend may watch a live webcast at http://www.national-academies.org. For a complete agenda or to register, visit http://www.nationalacademies.org/stl.
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