Publications relating to Synthetic Biology

Some of our publications are (more) technical, also providing a thorough review of the scientific literature to a specific topic coupled with original analysis.

All publications are either completely online or can be downloaded as pdf.

Title Yearsort ascending Type PDF download Related Topics
New Genetic Engineering Techniques: Precaution, Risk, and the Need to Develop Prior Societal Technology Assessment

Ricarda A. Steinbrecher and Helena Paul

Dec 2017 Article
11 pages
PDF icon Steinbrecher & Paul Precaution and NGETs Environment AM 2017.pdf
Synthetic biology: A continuing challenge for the CBD

Helena Paul, Silvia Ribeiro

May 2016
1 page
Potential Impacts of Synthetic Biology on the Biodiversity

The International Civil Society Working Group on Synthetic Biology
Consisting of: Action Group On Erosion, Technology and Concentration (ETC Group), Center for Food Safety Center for Food Safety, Econexus, Friends of the Earth USA, International Center for Technology Assessment, and The Sustainability Council of New Zealand

Sep 2011 Submission
54 pages
PDF icon CSOsynbiosubmission_CBD_SBSTTA_synbio.pdf
Synthetic Biology needs urgent attention from the SBSTTA


Sep 2011 Submission
14 pages
PDF icon econexus-synthetic-biology-submission.pdf
Synthetic Biology

Letter to New Scientist

Helena Paul and Ricarda Steinbrecher

Jul 2010 Opinion piece
1 page