Posted by on January 26, 2018 1:17 am
Categories: Crispr

Should We Be Using CRISPR/Cas9 to Experiment on Human Embryos?

This video documents a debate produced by the Progress Educational Trust, as part of the Festival of Genomics. Shortly after this debate took place, it was announced that the first UK licence had been granted for the use of genome editing in human embryo research.

• 00:07 – Güneş Taylor: A stem cell researcher’s perspective

• 06:51 – Joyce Harper: A genetics professor’s perspective

• 12:28 – Julian Hitchcock: A legal perspective

• 20:28 – Questions and comments from the audience (including contributions from Alison Hall, Richard Swan and Dr Jess Buxton)

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