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2012—Present

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Building biosecurity for synthetic biology

Benjamin D Trump, SE Galaitsi, Evan Appleton, Diederik A Bleijs, Marie‐Valentine Florin, Jimmy D Gollihar, R Alexander Hamilton, Todd Kuiken, et al. Building biosecurity for synthetic biology. PNAS, Jul 2020, 202003604. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2003604117. Download PDF
2020Todd KuikenBiosecurity, Synthetic Biology, STS, Policy, Public Engagement

Point of View: Bioengineering horizon scan 2020

Kemp, L. et al. Point of View: Bioengineering horizon scan 2020. eLife 2020; 9:e54489, doi: 10.7554/eLife.54489. Feature Article 29 May, 2020. Download PDF
2020Todd Kuikengenetics and genomics, bioengineering, biotechnology, horizon scanning, foresight, human biology and medicine

Scenario analysis on the use of rodenticides and sex-biasing gene drives for the removal of invasive house mice on islands

Megan E. Serr, Rene X. Valdez, Kathleen S. Barnhill-Dilling, John Godwin, Todd Kuiken & Matthew Booker. Scenario analysis on the use of rodenticides and sex-biasing gene drives for the removal of invasive house mice on islands. Biological Invasions (2020) pp 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s10530-019-02192-6. Published: 02 January 2020.
2020Megan E. Serr, Rene X. Valdez, Kathleen S. Barnhill-Dilling, John Godwin, Todd Kuiken & Matthew Booker Preserving island biodiversity, Rodent eradications,
Synthetic biology,
Stakeholder engagement,
Public perceptions

Articulating ‘free, prior and informed consent’ (FPIC) for engineered gene drives

Dalton R. George, Todd Kuiken, and Jason A. Delborne. Articulating ‘free, prior and informed consent’ (FPIC) for engineered gene drives. Proc. Royal Soc. B. Vol. 286, Issue 1917. Published: 18 December 2019. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1484
2019Dalton George, Todd Kuiken, Jason Delbornecommunity engagement, indigenous peoples, responsible research and innovation, convention on biological diversity, public engagement, biodiversity

Rethinking restoration targets for American chestnut using species distribution modeling

Barnes, J.C. and Delborne, J.A. (2019) Rethinking restoration targets for American chestnut using species distribution modeling. Biodiversity and Conservation, FirstOnline doi: 10.1007/s10531-019-01814-8.
2019Barnes, Jessica; Delborne, JasonEnvironmental conservation; genetic engineering; forestry; forest biotechnology; native plants

Synthetic Biology and the United Nations

Hung-En Lai, Caoimhe Canavan, Loren Cameron, Simon Moore, Monika Danchenko, Todd Kuiken, et. al. (2019) Synthetic Biology and the United Nations. Trends in Biotechnology. ISSN 0167-7799, doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.05.011. Download PDF
2019Kuiken, Toddsynthetic biology; United Nations; regulatory policy; biodiversity; conservation; international treaty

Genetic frontiers for conservation: An assessment of synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation

Genetic frontiers for conservation : an assessment of synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation: synthesis and key messages. IUCN Task Force on Synthetic Biology and Biodiversity Conservation. 2019. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.CH.2019.04.en. Download PDF
2019Kuiken, Todd; Delborne, Jason; Kokotovich, AdamSynthetic biology; Biodiversity conservation; Genetic resources; IUCN; International Union for Conservation of Nature

Developing a Comprehensive, Adaptive, and International Biosafety and Biosecurity Program for Advanced Biotechnology: The iGEM Experience

Millett, P., Binz, T., Evans, S. W., Kuiken, T., et al (2019). Developing a Comprehensive, Adaptive, and International Biosafety and Biosecurity Program for Advanced Biotechnology: The iGEM Experience. Applied Biosafety. doi: 10.1177/1535676019838075 Download PDF
2019Kuiken, Toddsynthetic biology; biological engineering; biotechnology; adaptive biosafety; iGEM; genetic engineering

A potential new tool for the toolbox: Assessing gene drives for eradicating invasive rodent populations

Campbell, K. J., Saah, J. R., Brown, P. R., Godwin, J., Gould, F., Howald, G. R., Piaggio, A., Thomas, P., Tompkins, D. M., Threadgill, D., Delborne, J., Kanavy, D. M., Kuiken, T., Packard, H., Serr, M. & Shiels, A. (2019) A potential new tool for the toolbox: Assessing gene drives for eradicating invasive rodent populations. In: Island invasives: Scaling up to meet the challenge, eds. C. R. Veitch, M. N. Clout, A. R. Martin, J. C. Russell & C. J. West, pp. 6-14. Gland, Switzerland: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Download
2019Saah, J.R., Godwin, J., Gould, F., Delborne, J., Kuiken, T., Serr, M.Invasive species; Invasive species eradication; Islands; Species management; Biological diversity; Biological invasions; Case studies; Proceedings; IUCN; International Union for Conservation of Nature

Potential Implications of New Synthetic Biology and Genomic Research Trajectories on the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Welch, Eric and Bagley, Margo A. and Kuiken, Todd and Louafi, Selim, Potential Implications of New Synthetic Biology and Genomic Research Trajectories on the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (October 1, 2017). Emory Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN https://ssrn.com/abstract=3173781 or Download
2018Kuiken, Todd

Voluntary Programs To Encourage Refuges for Pesticide Resistance Management: Lessons from a Quasi-Experiment

Zachary S Brown; Voluntary Programs To Encourage Refuges for Pesticide Resistance Management: Lessons from a Quasi-Experiment, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 100, Issue 3, 1 April 2018, Pages 844–867, doi: 10.1093/ajae/aay004. Download
2018Brown, Zachary

Vigilante Environmentalism: Are Gene Drives Changing How We Value and Govern Ecosystems?

Kuiken, T. 2018. Vigilante Environmentalism: Are Gene Drives Changing How We Value and Govern Ecosystems? In Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment: Life beyond the human. Edited by Irus Braverman. Routledge. ISBN: 9781138051126.
2018Kuiken, Todd

DARPA's Synthetic Biology Initiatives Could Militarize the Environment

Todd Kuiken. "DARPA's Synthetic Biology Initiatives Could Militarize the Environment" in Slate series Future Tense: The Citizen's Guide to the Future. May 3, 2017.
2017Kuiken, Todd

Citizen health innovators: exploring stories of modern health

Eleonore Pauwels and Todd Kuiken. Citizen health innovators: exploring stories of modern health. Biocoder #12. O'Reilly Media. April 12, 2017.
2017Kuiken, Todd

The Genome Project-Write

Boeke, J., Church, G., Hessel, A., Kelley, N.J., Arkin, A., Cai, Y., Carlson, R., Chakravarti, A., Cornish, V.W., Holt, L., Isaacs, F.J., Kuiken, T., Lajoie, M., Lessor, T., Lunshof, J., Maurano, M.T., Mitchell, L.A., Rine, J., Sanjana, N.E., Silver, P.A., Valle, D., Wang, H., Way, J.C., Yang, L. 2016. The Genome Project-Write. Science. June, 2016.
2016Kuiken, Todd

Governance: Learn from DIY biologists

Kuiken, T. 2016. Governance: Learn from DIY biologists. Nature. Vol. 531, 167-168.
2016Kuiken, Todd

Governance: Learn from DIY biologists

Todd Kuiken (contributor). Science for Environment Policy. 2016. Synthetic biology and biodiversity. Future Brief 15. Produced for the European Commission DG Environment by the Science Communication Unit, UWe, Bristol.
2016Kuiken, Todd

Public Understanding, Perceptions, and Acceptance of Nanotechnology through the Lens of Consumer Products

Kuiken, T., Quadros, M., McGinnis, S., Hull, M. 2015. Public"s Understanding, Perceptions, and Acceptance of Nanotechnology through the Lens of Consumer Products. In: Nanoengineering: Global Approaches to Health and Safety Issues, Edited by Patricia I. Dolez. Elsevier. ISBN: 9780444627476.
2015Kuiken, Todd

Nanomedicine: Ethical Considerations

Kuiken, T. 2015. Nanomedicine: Ethical Considerations. In: Handbook of Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials. Edited by Bengt Fadeel. Pan Stanford., ISBN: 9789814463362.
2015Kuiken, Todd

Nanotechnology in the real world: Redeveloping the nanomaterial consumer products inventory

Marina E., Todd Kuiken, Eric P. Vejerano, Sean P. McGinnis, Michael F. Hochella Jr., David Rejeski and Matthew S. Hull. Nanotechnology in the real world: Redeveloping the nanomaterial consumer products inventory. Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2015, 6, 1769-1780.
2015Kuiken, Todd

Report: U.S Trends in Synthetic Biology Research Funding

Todd Kuiken. 2015. Report: U.S Trends in Synthetic Biology Research Funding. Woodrow Wilson Center.
2015Kuiken, Todd

Regulating Gene Drives

Kenneth A Oye, Kevin Esvelt, Evan Appleton, Flaminia Catteruccia, George Church, Todd Kuiken, Shlomiya Bar-Yam Lightfoot, Julie McNamara, andrea Smidler, James P Collins. 2014. Regulating Gene Drives. Science. 08 Aug 2014: Vol. 345, Issue 6197, pp. 626-628. DOI: 10.1126/Science.1254287
2014Kuiken, Todd

Shaping Ecological Risk Research for Synthetic Biology

Kuiken, T., Dana, G.V., Oye, K., Rejeski, D. 2014. Shaping Ecological Risk Research for Synthetic Biology. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 191-199.
2014Kuiken, Todd

Report: Creating a Research Agenda for the Ecological Implications of Synthetic Biology

Todd Kuiken, Kelly Drinkwater, Shlomiya Lightfoot, Julie McNamara, Kenneth Oye. 2014. Report: Creating a Research Agenda for the Ecological Implications of Synthetic Biology. Woodrow Wilson Center.
2014Kuiken, Todd

Converging Technologies for a Smarter Health and Wellness Future

Kuiken, T. 2013. Converging Technologies for a Smarter Health and Wellness Future. In OECD ICTs and the Health Sector: Towards Smarter Health and Wellness Models. OECD Publishing. Pp 159-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264202863-En
2013Kuiken, Todd

Report: Seven Myths and Realities about Do-It-Yourself Biology

Grushkin, D. Kuiken, T., Millet, P. 2013. Report: Seven Myths and Realities about Do-It-Yourself Biology. Synthetic Biology Project/Woodrow Wilson Center.
2013Kuiken, Todd

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1983—2011

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Nanotechnology and in Situ Remediation: A Review of the Benefits and Potential Risks

Karn, B., Kuiken, T., and Otto, M. 2009. Nanotechnology and in Situ Remediation: A Review of the Benefits and Potential Risks. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(12).
2009Kuiken, Todd

Mercury emission from terrestrial background surfaces in the eastern USA I: Air/surface exchange of mercury within a southeastern deciduous forest (Tennessee) over one year

Kuiken, T., Zhang, H., Gustin, M., Lindberg, S. 2008. Mercury emission from terrestrial background surfaces in the eastern USA: I. Air/surface exchange of mercury within a southeastern deciduous forest (Tennessee) over one year. Applied Geochemistry, 23(3), 345-355. doi: 10.1016/J.Apgeochem.2007.12.006
2008Kuiken, Todd

Mercury emission from terrestrial background surfaces in the eastern USA: II. Air/surface exchange of mercury within forests from South Carolina to New England

Kuiken, T. Gustin, M., Zhang, H., Lindberg, S., Sedinger, B. 2008. Mercury emission from terrestrial background surfaces in the eastern USA: II. Air/surface exchange of mercury within forests from South Carolina to New England. Applied Geochemistry, 23(3), 356-368.
2008Kuiken, Todd

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