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Gene Editing Revolution: The What, How, and Why of CRISPR Technology

September 20, 2018

6:30pm – 7:45pm Join three scientists from the University of Colorado as they discuss the discovery, incredible potential, and complex ethics of CRISPR.Ideal for ages 12 and up.

A cure for genetic diseases. Malaria free mosquitos. Designer babies. Are these science or science fiction? With CRISPR, a powerful new tool that scientists harness to edit DNA, these may be closer to reality than we think. But how does gene editing work? What can it do? And most importantly, what should we do with it? Join three scientists from the University of Colorado as they discuss the discovery, incredible potential, and complex ethics of CRISPR.

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Date:
September 20, 2018
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Venue

The Urban Farm
CO United States

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Primary Category
565
Website 1
https://www.denverlibrary.org/event/science-news
Submitter Email
lkosmicki@denverlibrary.org
Street
Sam Gary Branch Library 2961 Roslyn St
City
Denver
Phone/Email
720-865-0325
Brief Description
6:30pm - 7:45pm Join three scientists from the University of Colorado as they discuss the discovery, incredible potential, and complex ethics of CRISPR.Ideal for ages 12 and up.