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Monday, March 16 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Engineering Ourselves and Our Environments

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Reading and writing our own DNA has improved a million-fold. We can now find and fix a single problematic needle in a haystack of 6 billion A,C,G,T bases. New "gene drive" technology can spread desirable traits through wild populations (ex: making mosquitoes resistant to malaria.) George Church, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, shares the latest in genome sequencing innovation.

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George Church

Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
George Church is Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Director of PersonalGenomes.org, which provides the world's only open-access information on human Genomic, Environmental & Trait data (GET). His 1984 Harvard PhD included the first methods for direct genome sequencing... Read More →

Monday March 16, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
JW Marriott Salon 5-6

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