DESIGNING BABIES & CURING CANCER

DR. JONATHAN DENNIS, JUN 20, 2019 -


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Join us as Dr. Jonathan Dennis discusses how humans can now edit the genetic code of any living organism. But will we use these powers for good? Come learn about CRISPR/Cas9, discuss its potential, and explore the ethics surrounding its use from designer babies to curing cancer.


About Our Presenter


Dr. Jonathan Dennis is the Pfeiffer Endowed Professor for Cancer Research in the Biological Sciences Dept at FSU. A leader in his field, he offered the first ever undergraduate CRISPR course in the country when the technology was still brand new. Whether he is presenting to top experts at the Mayo Clinic or to the general community, his down to earth descriptions and hands on demonstrations make science accessible and meaningful.

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