June 3, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

BRCA1 correction

2 min read

We’ve all heard the human embryo editing rumors. There is a sense that human embryos have already been CRISPR’d. Rumors are rumors and they may mean not a whole lot, but there definitely is a huge buzz on this right now both in a positive sense and with concern. The excitement is over the power of this technology to do transformative things. The worry is that these papers might easily cross a line or if they are not done incredibly rigorously with unquestionable transparency, institutional …Read More