DIYbio.org is an organization dedicated to making biology an accessible pursuit for citizen scientists, amateur biologists and biological engineers who value openness and safety. This will require mechanisms for amateurs to increase their knowledge and skills, access to a community of experts, the development of a code of ethics, responsible oversight, and leadership on issues that are unique to doing biology outside of traditional professional settings.
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Code of Ethics: DIY Bio Codes of Ethics
DIYbio.org organized a series of congresses in 2011, where we brought together delegates from regional groups in North America and Europe to collaborate on the development of a DIYbio code that may serve as a framework for helping us achieve a vibrant, productive and safe global community of DIYbio practitioners, regional groups, and community labs.
- January 18, 2012
Eli Lilly is a global pharmaceutical company. They have research and development laboratories throughout the world and through this network develop new life saving and cost reducing pharmaceuticals.
- July 27, 2010
The Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation, Inc. (the Foundation), a non-profit organization, is designed to promote safe research practices and help fund further research in the areas of zoonotic diseases. Zoonosis or Zoonotic diseases are illnesses humans acquire from animals. The diseases are sometimes viruses in which the carrier animals have natural immunities but humans do not. The Elizabeth R. Griffin Research Foundation, Inc. was formed in loving memory of Beth Griffin, whose vibrant, young life was prematurely ended after contracting the rare macaque-born B virus (previously known as Herpes B Virus). Read More »
- April 1, 2011
Emergent BioSolutions protects and enhances life by developing and manufacturing vaccines and therapeutics that are supplied to healthcare providers and purchasers for use in preventing and treating disease. Emergent’s marketed and investigational products target infectious diseases, oncology and autoimmune disorders.
- April 20, 2011
Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research
The Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research (CPHPR) at Emory University endeavors to advance the art and science of public health practice and identify policies and tools that enable communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emerging infectious diseases, terrorism, and other public health threats.
- July 15, 2010