Gene Editing Science Lecture Series
Making the Cut: Promises and Challenges of Gene Editing
Gene editing, a technology that enables scientists to change an organism's DNA, holds promise for the prevention and cure of such complex human diseases as cancer, heart disease, and sickle cell anemia.More about Making the Cut: Promises and Challenges of Gene Editing
Humanizing Drug Discovery
David Altshuler will discuss protein-folding correction for cystic fibrosis and investigative CRISPR-based gene-editing approaches for sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia.
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Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement
Haunting and humorous, poignant and political, the award-winning documentaryFixed rethinks “disability” and “normalcy” by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and minds forever.More about Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement