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DR Christopher Gyngell


  • Applied Ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Philosophy of Health and Disease



  • Christopher Gyngell is a Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics. His research interests lie primarily in the ethical implications of biotechnologies and the philosophy of health and disease. Chris was previously a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Oxford, where he led a project titled "Selecting, Creating and Modifying Embryos", which investigated the ethical and legal implications of the gene editing technique CRISPR. Chris was awarded his PhD in Philosophy from the Australian National University in 2015. Before undertaking his PhD, Chris completed a Master’s degree in Applied Ethics and an Honours degree in Genetics.   


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, Australian National University 2015
  • MA, Australian National University 2010
  • BA/BSC, Australian National University 2007

Awards and honors

  • Marie Curie Fellowship, 2015


Available for supervision

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