CRISPR-Cas9 in America

the national landscape of gene editing technology

Authors

  • Carson Viggiano

Abstract

The national landscape of gene editing technology is a commentary on the American social dialogue concerning gene editing technology. The paper addresses the relationship between ethicality and scientific innovation, paying specific attention to America's dark history of eugenics ideologies and practices. Underscoring this analysis is the argument for increased social involvement in evaluating and regulating scientific pursuits.

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Author Biography

Carson Viggiano

Carsion Viggiano is a member of the Class of 2025.

Author's Reflection

Published

2022-03-25

How to Cite

Viggiano, C. (2022). CRISPR-Cas9 in America: the national landscape of gene editing technology. SCAFFOLD: A SHOWCASE OF VANDERBILT FIRST-YEAR WRITING, 4. Retrieved from https://ejournals.library.vanderbilt.edu/index.php/UWS/article/view/5305