Gene Modifications: CRISPR
- Monday, March 25, 2019, at 3:45 p.m.
- Calkins Science Center auditorium, Room 348
Have you heard of CRISPR? It stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats. Promises of cured disease, designer organisms, and dangerous consequences all surround this fascinating topic. The background and origin of the CRISPR technique will be presented along with a brief description of applications and potential difficulties.
Bill Faber is a GRCC chemistry professor who has researched physical and biochemical applications focused on identifying and characterizing larger bio-molecules using spectroscopy.
Grand Rapids Community College Science Talks are open to the public, and light refreshments will be served.
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