Posted by on January 25, 2018 8:31 am
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Jennifer Doudna. The CRISPR-Cas 9 Genome Engineering Revolution

2016 Breakthrough Prize Symposium in Life Sciences

Session 2:
Genetic Origin and Manipulation of Disease

Ehud Isacoff (UC Berkeley)

Featuring talks by:
1. Gary Ruvkun (Harvard University). The Tiny RNA World.
2. Jennifer Doudna (UC Berkeley). The CRISPR-Cas 9 Genome Engineering Revolution.
3. Napoleone Ferrara (UC San Diego). Targeting VEGF for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Case Study for Reduction in the Incidence of Blindness.
4. Robert Weinberg (MIT). The Engine Driving Malignant Progression.

The 2016 Breakthrough Prize Symposium is co-hosted by UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, Stanford, and the Breakthrough Prize Foundation. This daylong event includes talks and panels featuring Breakthrough Prize laureates in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics, as well as other distinguished guests. For more details on the day’s activities please visit:

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