Human Gene Editing Committee Meeting in Europe

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Where: Paris, France

The meeting will start at 9 AM CET (GMT +1) (3AM EST) 

The National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine’s Committee on Human Gene Editing will hold an open meeting in Paris, France on April 29, 2016, focusing on the principles underlying human gene editing governance and policy. Please save the date!

This event will be held one day after a workshop on the current scientific activities and regulatory landscape for human gene editing in the European Union, organized by the Federation of European Academies of Medicine. Both meetings will be held at the French National Academy of Medicine. More details about the meeting agendas, speakers, and webcast availability will be announced soon.

As seating will be extremely limited, we invite you to watch the webcast, submit comments about the committee’s work, and follow the conversation on Twitter using #GeneEditStudy. Members of the press should contact the Academies’ Office of News and Public Information at 202-334-2138 or

Can’t make the live webcast?  A recording of the meeting will be available in just a few weeks.

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