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*CANCELLED* March 20th seminar with Professor Christoph Rehmann-Sutter “Human germline gene editing as embodied intergenerational practice”

Due to the UCU strike on 20 March 2018, we regret to inform you that the seminar with Professor Christoph Rehmann-Sutter has been cancelled. Advertisements

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Today! Monday October 16th 5 pm at Guy’s Campus: Jennifer Doudna UC Berkeley speaks about CRISPR, “Nature’s toolkit for genome editing”

When: Monday October 16th, 5:15 pm Where: Lecture Theatre 1, New Hunt’s House, Guy’s Campus, SE1 1UL Speaker: Jennifer Doudna, Professor and HHMI Investigator, UC Berkeley. Hosts: Professor Franca Fraternali and Professor Michael Malim Abstract: Gene editing with CRISPR technology is transforming biology.  Understanding … Continue reading

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POST-PONED! Work in Progress Seminar Nov 17th: Dr Robert Smith presents “Integrating diverse knowledges into strategic research funding policy for genome-edited plants”

This Work in Progress has been post-poned. Watch this space for new date and time. We are delighted to announce that the GHSM Work in Progress Seminar Series (WiPs) is ready to kick off again with a seminar by Dr … Continue reading

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Need for public engagement CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing debate – beyond embryo modification

Dr Silvia Camporesi and Dr Lara Marks comment for the Conversation on the recent application by researchers at Francis Crick institute to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to use CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technologies to  human embryos: This is a controversial move, which would … Continue reading

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Dr Silvia Camporesi comments on UK scientists’ recent application to the HFEA to work on CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in human embryos

Dr Silvia Camporesi comments on the US and UK policies on genome editing/CRISPR-Cas9 for the Huffington Post Science blog. This is an excerpt from the article: “I believe that we as bioethicists have a responsibility to try and bring to … Continue reading

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