The Environment Secretary George Eustice recently announced changes to the regulation of gene editing research. Gene editing is a large area of focus for some of the Park partners, as it has many potential benefits in improving crops and helping to tackle the global challenge of providing enough food for our planet's growing population.
Read the responses from our partners with the links below:
- John Innes Centre: A first step towards unlocking the power of gene editing (jic.ac.uk)
- The Sainsbury Laboratory: The role of genetic technologies in sustainable agriculture - The Sainsbury Laboratory (tsl.ac.uk)
- Earlham Institute: ‘Unlocking power of gene editing to protect the natural environment’ - the Earlham Institute comments | Earlham Institute