The Risks of Genetically Modifying Human Embryos or Gametes
Speaker(s): Professor Allen Buchanan
Chair: Dr Alex Voorhoeve
Recorded on 9 March 2010 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.
Many consider genetic modification to be the riskiest mode of biomedical enhancement. The problem of unintended bad consequences is serious, but it is often misrepresented in terms of interference with the 'wisdom of nature' or the handiwork of the 'master engineer' of evolution.