June 3, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

• Azim Surani Professor Gurdon Institute

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The post-lunch session is “Applications of Gene Editing Technology: Human Germline Modification”. Prior to hearing it I’m curious how cautious or gung-ho the speakers will be, or if their gestalt will be one of balance in the middle somewhere. Robin Lovell-Badge, The Francis Crick Institute, was the moderator of this session. He said, “We’d be remiss in our duty if we didn’t discuss what was possible using human gene editing”, but “this doesn’t mean we think these should be done now” or that we …Read More

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Who will be speaking at the upcoming National Academy of Sciences (NAS) meeting on human gene editing? So far we haven’t known, but now we do (if you are eager to find out, skip to bottom of the post). The organizers of the meeting can be found here. Keep in mind that it is probable that some of these organizers, even if not listed below at the bottom of this post, will be present as well. The meeting starts two months from today on December …Read More