Statements of Principles

The ISTT, as a scientific society, recognizes that our work and our interests should be guided by strong ethical principles.  As such, the Board of Directors has approved the Statements of Principles and letters of support/concern listed below. [Clicking on the link will download the statement to your computer.]

Gene-Editing of Human Embryos

Achieving the 3Rs Through Responsible Work with Animals

Statement on the ECJ Ruling that CRISPR/Cas9 Should Be Regulated as GMO

Letter to the US Government calling for health policy to address the COVID19 pandemic to be science-based
(composed by the American Society of Microbiology and signed by numerous national and international scientific organizations)