New biotechnologies and the national regulatory framework

In collaboration with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)

Riproduzione della brochure

"New biotechnologies and the national regulatory framework", is a publication on the application of modern biotechnology, focusing mainly on GM plants (Chapter 2), and the current situation regarding national law (Chapter 3)

Authors: S. Bernassola, W. Craig, G. Degrassi, S. Gomes, D. Ripandelli, A. Russo.

Collection of Biosafety Reviews - Vol. 5

copertina vol 5General introduction

  1.  Genetically Modifed Plants and “Non-Target” Organisms: Analysing the Functioning of the Agro-ecosystem.
    Author: Salvatore Arpaia
    ENEA - National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Sustainable Economic Development, Research Centre Trisaia, Rotondella (MT), Italy.
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Safety Assessment of GMO-derived Foods.
    Authors: Esther J. Kok, Jeroen P. van Dijk, Theo W. Prins and Gijs A. Kleter. The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity RIKILT - Institute of Food Safety, Akkermaalsbos 2, P.O. Box 230, 6700 AE Wageningen, the Netherlands.
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. An Overview of Online Databases and Web-based Resources Related to the Biosafety of Genetically Modifed Crops.
    Authors: W. Craig, M. Araya Quesada, R. Lewandowski(2), G. Degrassi and D. Ripandelli. Biosafety Unit, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Area Science Park, Padriciano 99, 34149 Trieste, Italy. (2) Present address: Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury (CIRPCII), Children’s Memorial Research Center (CMRC), 2430 N. Halsted Street Chicago, Il 60614, USA.
    E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Collection of Biosafety Reviews - Vol. 6

copertina vol 6General introduction

  1. Problem Formulation in Environmental Risk Assessment for Genetically Modified Crops: A Practitioner’s Approach.
    Author: Alan Gray
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), Wallingford, United Kingdom
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. Genetically Modified Insects: Science, Use, Status and Regulation.
    Authors: Camilla J. Beech1, Martha Koukidou1, Neil I. Morrison and Luke Alphey
    71 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxford OX14 4RX, United Kingdom
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  3. Developing Workable Regulatory Frameworks for the Environmental Release of Transgenic Plants.
    Authors:Phil Macdonald. Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Ottawa, Canada
    E-mail: nspection.gc.ca