Genome editing and farmed animal breeding: social and ethical issues


Published 01/12/2021

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Positions held correct as of January 2021. View the register of interests (updated October 2021).

John Dupré (Chair)

Professor of the Philosophy of Science and Director of Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences, at the University of Exeter

Rebecca Baines

Director and Senior Intellectual Property Counsel (Europe), Stryker

Elizabeth Cripps

Senior Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Edinburgh and Associate Director of CRITIQUE: Centre for Ethics and Critical Thought

Helen Ferrier

Chief Science and Regulatory Affairs Adviser at the National Farmers' Union

Rob Fraser

Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kent

Lynn Frewer

Chair of Food and Society at Newcastle University

Andy Greenfield

Programme Leader in Developmental Genetics at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Harwell Institute

Jasmeet Kaler

Professor of Epidemiology and Precision Livestock Informatics at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science,
 University of Nottingham

Anne Murcott

Professorial Research Associate at the Food Studies Centre, SOAS, University of London

Peter Stevenson OBE

Chief Policy Advisor for Compassion in World Farming

Bruce Whitelaw

Professor of Animal Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh and Interim Director, The Roslin Institute