1. A Momentous Time for Humankind; 2. How an Idea Became a Reality; 3. What is Genome Editing?; 4. Molecular Paraphernalia; 5. What Can Genome Editing Be Used For?; 6. Redesigning Food; 7. Regulating Bioengineered Food; 8. Redesigning Humanity; 9. DNA and the Administrative State; 10. Constitutional Predicaments; 11. Science, Law, and Policy; 12. Epilogue.
Rewriting Nature is a cogent, riveting interdisciplinary exploration of the law, science, and policy of emerging genome-editing technology.
Paul Enríquez, J.D., LL.M., Ph.D., is an intellectual property attorney and scientist who researches and writes at the intersection of law, science, and policy. He holds doctoral degrees in law and structural and molecular biochemistry. His research on law, science, and technology, genome editing, biochemistry, and the regulation of biotechnology, has been published in numerous scientific, legal, and popular-media publications, and has been presented at national and international conferences. He currently serves as a judicial clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.