Seven Developments in SynBio: Science, Patents and Ethics | OpenPlant Forum 2016
by Steven Burgess and Cindy Chan
How researchers answer questions around innovation, patenting and open access will have a profound impact on the development of the synthetic biology community. These issues were at the center of discussions during the OpenPlant Forum last month as researchers gathered at the John Innes Centre to present the latest progress in plant synthetic biology. Here Steven and Cindy provide a review of seven key developments presented at the meeting.