Journal Articles


Lassoued, R., Macall, D.M., Smyth, S.J. et al. Data challenges for future plant gene editing: expert opinion. Transgenic Res (2021).

Lassoued, R., Phillips, P.W., Macall, D.M., Hesseln, H. and Smyth, S.J. 2021. Expert opinions on the regulation of plant genome editing. Plant Biotechnology Journal

Lassoued, R., Macall, D. M., Smyth, S. J., Phillips, P.W.B & Hesseln, H. 2021. Expert Insights on the Impacts of, and Potential for, Agricultural Big Data. Sustainability, 13(5), 2521

Lassoued, R., Macall, D. M., Smyth, S. J., Phillips, P.W.B & Hesseln, H. 2020. How should we regulate products of new breeding techniques? Opinion of surveyed experts in plant biotechnology. Biotechnology Reports 20: 1-10

Lassoued, R., Macall, D. M., Smyth, S. J., Phillips, P.W.B & Hesseln, H. 2019. Risk and safety considerations of genome edited crops: expert opinion. Current Research in Biotechnology 1:11-21.

Lassoued, R., Phillips, P.W.B, Smyth, S. J. & Hesseln, H. 2019. Estimating the cost of regulating genome edited crops: expert judgment and overconfidence. GM Crops & Food

Lassoued, R., Macall, D. M., Hesseln, H., Phillips, P. W. B., & Smyth, S. J. 2019. Benefits of genome-edited crops: expert opinion. Transgenic Research. A PDF copy is available at: 

Smyth J.S. 2019. Global status of the regulation of genome editing technologies. CAB Reviews 14, No. 021 10.1079/PAVSNNR201914021  

Smyth J.S. and Lassoued, R. 2018. Agriculture R&D Implications of the CJEU’s Gene-Specific Mutagenesis Ruling. Trends in Biotechnology.

Lassoued, R., Smyth, J.S., Phillips, W.P., Hayley, H. 2018. Regulatory uncertainty around new breeding techniques. Front. Plant Sci.

Lassoued, R., Hesseln, H., Phillips, WB., Smyth, JS. 2018. Top Plant Breeding Techniques for Improving Food Security: An Expert Delphi Survey of the Opportunities and Challenges. International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, 14(4). DOI: 10.1504/IJARGE.2018.09798

Smyth J. S. 2017. Canadian regulatory perspectives on genome engineered crops. GM Crops & Food, 8:1, 35-43

Lubieniechi, S., Hesseln, H., Phillips, P. & Smyth, S. 2016. Expert and Lay Public Risk Preferences Regarding Plants with Novel Traits. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Ecomincs 64(4), 717–738