Event report: SynBio Workshop (Paris 2012) – Risk assessment challenges of Synthetic Biology

@article{Pauwels2013EventRS,
  title={Event report: SynBio Workshop (Paris 2012) – Risk assessment challenges of Synthetic Biology},
  author={Katia Pauwels and Ruth Mampuys and Catherine Golstein and Didier Breyer and Philippe Herman and Marion Kaspari and Jean Christophe Pag{\`e}s and Herbert Pfister and Frank van der Wilk and Birgit Sch{\"o}nig},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit},
  year={2013},
  volume={8},
  pages={215-226}
}
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