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Medical Applications of CRISPR
Calling all non-biologists interested in learning about the science, potential medical treatments, and social implications of gene editing. Understand genetic mutations, the inheritance of several genetic disorders and their potential medical treatments using CRISPR. Consider the concerns, ethics and legal implications. Topics include designer babies, the fight against SARS-CoV-2, genetic testing, and the current medical research on CRISPR. The course includes online video, articles, and TED talks which the participants view prior to class, followed by a Zoom conference to discuss controversial topics. The instructor has 40 years experience in leading plant biotechnology research programs in university and commercial organizations.
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : Science and Mathematics
Date(s) : 03/16/2021 - 04/20/2021
Day of Week : Tuesday
Time : 1:00-2:30PM
Location : Online
Instructor : McKersie Bryan
Fee : $40.00
Event Status : COMPLETED