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Tuesday, March 26 2019

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

In 2012, biochemists Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier first identified the genome-editing mechanism known as CRISPR-Cas9. Last fall, Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced he had used the tool to edit the DNA of twin embryos to increase their HIV resistance. Apparently working on his...