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HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 1 (http://bio.academany.org/doc/principles_and_practices)
WHAT BIOSAFETY RULES/STANDARDS LOCALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY APPLY ?
[COMMENT 3]. Also, I am now connected to [François Képès] (http://biologie-synthese.cnam.fr/formation-recherche-/francois-kepes-619668.kjsp), a french pioneer in synthetic biology who runs the abSynth platform at [Genopole] (http://www.genopole.fr/?lang=fr#.VqVENBEVurN), a center dedicated to research in synthetic biology, in Evry. I know I can also count on François end his team if I want to anticipate on any biosafety issues. They have a [Bioethics page] (http://www.genopole.fr/La-Bioethique,607.html?lang=fr#.VqVDXhEVurM) on their website and since we are willing to collaborate later on, I feel like we are fully equipped to face 99% of potential biosafety issues.
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 1
WHAT BIOSAFETY RULES/STANDARDS LOCALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY APPLY
I first informally visited Anne-Catherine Letournel who is in charge of everything that has to see with the buildings of le [Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique] (https://www.lri.fr) (LRI), a lab dedicated to computing and [Human-Centered Computing] (https://www.lri.fr/equipe.php?eq=19) research. Fablab Digiscope and it’s machines legally belong to le LRI/CNRS/Université Paris-Saclay. Anne-Catherine told me that I should get in touch with « le Service Hygiène et Sécurité de l’Université Paris-Sud ». Some people I met a few month ago…here is their website:
So I called le « Service Sécurité Prévention des Risques de l’Université Paris-Sud » at +33 169 153 456. After a short presentation of htgaa, I was advised to email Mr Grossin to ask him to visit our fablab.
Here is a copy of the e-mail I sent to Mr Grossin on august 31 2015 to have him visiting our lab and to tell us about our local biosafety regulations.
Simultaneously, I started to dig a little more on the CNRS side. Fablab Digiscope is also a part le Centre National de Recherche Scientifique as the building where it is hosted is a CNRS property. Janine Wybier seems to be in charge of « biothings ».
On November 12th 2015, Mr Grossin finally answered my e-mail.
To conclude, I don’t think I’ll try to bring living things in Fablab Digiscope. We are discussing the opening of a biofablab at the [IPS2] (http://www.ips2.u-psud.fr), an institute dedicated to Plant Sciences where biosafety rules are already set up. Of course, we need to work on joining both fablab and biolab together to increase proximity between the publics and make projects grow up from such a innovative environment. But for now, being hosted by the IPS2 would be comfortable thanks to the biosafety experts working in this institute.