Smarter Regulations: Commentary on 'Responsible Conduct by Life Scientists in an Age of Terrorism'
Texas Tech University School of Law
15 Science & Engineering Ethics 303-309
In the United States a rapidly increasing regulatory burden for life scientists has led to questions as to whether this increased burden through the Select Agent Program has had adverse effects on scientific advances, through examination of the regulatory “fit” and if the program could be better designed. An international framework convention to address common concerns about biosecurity and biosafety is a logical next step.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: Biosafety, biosecurity law, biosecurity regulations, scientist, laboratories, research, bioterrorism, terrorism
JEL Classification: K19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 3, 2012
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