Dr Chris Gyngell

Dr Chris Gyngell is a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. His research interests lie primarily in bioethics, the philosophy of psychiatry and moral theory. He has a PhD in Philosophy, and degrees in Applied Ethics and Human Genetics, all from the Australian National University.
As the lead researcher of a project entitled ‘Selecting, Creating and Modifying Embryos’, he is currently investigating the ethical, political and legal implications of new reproductive technologies such as the gene editing technique CRISPR/Cas9. This research is funded by the European Union’s Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Individual Fellowships scheme.

Related Sessions
Saturday 17 October 2015, 14.00 Frobisher Auditorium 1

Publications

Valuable and Valueless Diversity, American Journal of Bioethics (2015) 15 (6): 38-39

Stocking the Genetic Supermarket: Reproductive Genetic Technologies and Collective Action Problems (with Tom Douglas), Bioethics (2015); 29: 241-250.

From bullet trains to driverless cars: where is transport going?

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