Adopt safe practices.
Biotechnology must only be used for peaceful purposes.
Respect humans and all living systems.
Recognize the complexity and dynamics of living systems and our responsibility towards them.
Carefully listen to any concerns and questions and respond honestly.
Know you don’t know everything.
Emphasize transparency, and the public sharing of ideas, knowledge and data.
Promote citizen science and decentralized access to biotechnology.
Tinkering with biology leads to insight; insight leads to innovation.
Remain accountable for your actions and for upholding this code.