“Powerful new genetic tools allow scientists to alter the DNA of any organism—with tests on human embryos already underway. Even more ambitious, synthetic biologists on the verge of creating the genetic material for a living organism from scratch are setting their long-term sites on fashioning a fully synthetic human genome. With bold promises of disease […]
New York University
Center for BioethicsThe NYU Center for Bioethics was launched in September 2007 with a Chair endowed by Dr. Arthur Zitrin. The founding aim of the Center was to offer a Master of Arts in Bioethics that combined medical and environmental ethics within a diverse academic and urban setting and to conduct research and sponsor public activities throughout the community. The Center’s students are drawn from different backgrounds, countries, and career paths.