CANCELED: Lee and Nile Albright Annual Symposium – CRISPR: Revolutionizing the Future of Health

Wednesday, April 01, 2020 at 7:00pm

Museum of Science

Genome editing technologies have swept news headlines for their ability to improve human health in revolutionary ways. At the forefront are CRISPR-Cas9-based systems which allow the alteration and editing of human DNA, creating the potential to treat disease at its genetic roots. Dr. Feng Zhang has pioneered the development of Cas9-based technologies and has continued to expand the CRISPR toolbox by adding other systems, including Cas13-based systems that target RNA for therapeutic and diagnostic applications.

Join Dr. Zhang for one night only to hear firsthand his research and insights around the groundbreaking innovation of CRISPR-based technologies, as well as the new horizons of genome editing that will continue to accelerate biomedical research around the world and improve health for all humanity.

Reception with cash bar and light bites to follow.

THIS EVENT IS AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE, advanced registration required.

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Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

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School of Science

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CRISPR

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https://www.mos.org/public-events/cri...

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McGovern Institute for Brain Research
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