Report Release Webinar

Preparing for Future Products of Biotechnology, a consensus report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, was released on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

View Release Presentation Slides Here

The report describes the new types of biotechnology products likely to emerge over the next 5-10 years and assesses whether future products could pose different types of risks relative to existing products. It also identifies the scientific capabilities, tools, and expertise needed to support the oversight of these products by the U.S. regulatory system.

Watch The Webinar Recording Below


The report release briefing featured:

– Welcome and introductions

  • Bruce B. Darling, Executive Officer, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

– A presentation by the Chair of the report’s authoring committee

  • Dr. Richard M. Murray, Member of the National Academy of Engineering, Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology

– A Q&A session with study committee members

  • Dr. Richard M. Murray, Member of the National Academy of Engineering, Thomas E. and Doris Everhart Professor of Control and Dynamical Systems and Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Steven P. Bradbury, Professor of Environmental Toxicology, Iowa State University
  • Dr. Mary E. Maxon, Biosciences Area Principal Deputy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Read the Report Here