David Wollert - The Fascinating and Controversial New Science of CRISPR
Already hailed as the greatest discovery of the century, CRISPR is a powerful biotechnology tool giving scientists unprecedented access to the genetic makeup of all living organisms. It originally evolved as an adaptive immune system in bacteria, but when artificially harnessed in the laboratory, CRISPR allows scientists to accurately and precisely edit genes almost as it using a word processor. The potential applications are exciting and widespread, but they also open an enormous range of bioethical questions regarding how and when the technology should be used. This presentation will explore how CRISPR was discovered and how it is already revolutionizing the field of biology.
E.O. Grundset, Lecture, David Wollert, CRISPR
Southern Adventist University, "David Wollert - The Fascinating and Controversial New Science of CRISPR" (2018). E.O. Grundset Lecture Series. 14.