Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Mirko Ancillotti

Mirko Ancillotti

PhD Student

Mirko Ancillotti joined CRB in September 2013 and started his PhD in February 2016. In 2014-2015 he worked on a research project on public understanding and media portrayal of synthetic biology.He holds a degree of Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Pisa in 2012. His Master thesis regarded John Harris’ influence on contemporary bioethical debate on cloning and enhancement. Mirko Ancillotti is also assistant editor of the CODEX website with rules and guidelines for research.

E-mail: mirko.ancillotti@crb.uu.se
Phone: +46 18-471 61 71

Mirko Ancillotti on Research Gate

Synthetic biology, ethics and antibiotics

Who shapes public opinion of science? How do people make trade-offs between risks and benefits of technology that could both help and harm? Mirko Ancillotti is moving from media portrayal of synthetic biology to antibiotic resistance and the ethical aspects of using a new kind of peptide-based antibiotics.

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Mirko Ancillotti