14th Forum – Singapore, 12 and 13 November 2019

Theme of the Meeting
Genome editing for human benefit: ethics, engagement and governance

Wellcome and the National University of Singapore

Supported by:

  • Wellcome
  • Medical Research Council-United Kingdom (MRC UK)
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health

Planning Committee

Members of the Planning Committee for this meeting are:

  • Fabiana Arzuaga, Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Argentina;
  • Jantina de Vries, University of Cape Town, South Africa;
  • Paulina Tindana, University of Ghana, Ghana;
  • Elinor Wanyama Chemonges, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda;
  • Maneesha Inamdar, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India;
  • Jim Lavery, Emory University, USA;
  • Claudia Emerson, McMaster University, Canada;
  • Peter Mills, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, UK;
  • Samantha O’Loughlin, Imperial College London, UK;
  • Lucy Carter, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia;
  • Michael Selgelid, Monash Bioethics Centre, Australia;
  • Katherine Littler, World Health Organisation, Switzerland and
  • Teck Chuan Voo, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Programme and Presentations

A draft programme will be available late summer.

A background paper was prepared in advance of the meeting and provides an overview of the key ethical issues raised by this important topic.

A meeting report and slide deck will be available early 2020.

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