THE JOURNAL OF EXPORT CONTROLS AND SANCTIONS

Issue 76, February 2019

Promoting biosecurity through export controls

While emerging technologies in the life sciences can offer potentially huge benefits for mankind, in the hands of the malicious actor they may become a dangerous weapon. This dual-use nature of..

While emerging technologies in the life sciences can offer potentially huge benefits for mankind, in the hands of the malicious actor they may become a dangerous weapon. This dual-use nature of developing sciences, writes Dr. Betty Lee, creates a challenge for which export control regimes need be prepared.   Emerging technologies in the life sciences – such as synthetic and systems biology, nanotech­nology, and research into genomes – promise great benefits to mankind through new synthetic drugs, gene editing and precision medicine, as well as in areas such as nutrition, agri­culture and the development of biofuels. This is research that...

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