August 17, 2017
5:00-7:00 PM

Cafe Scientifique @ HanaHaus: Rewriting the Code of Life with CRISPR “The cheapest, simplest, most effective way of manipulating DNA ever known, CRISPR may well give us the cure to HIV and genetic diseases, as well as help eradicate some of the world's deadliest pathogens. Yet even the tiniest changes to DNA could have myriad, unforeseeable consequences—to say nothing of the ethical and societal repercussions of intentionally mutating the genomes of embryos to create “better” humans...” More