with Alexandra Seletsky
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Scarlet City Espresso Bar
CRISPR/Cas9: From Bacterial Defense to Gene Editing Revolution
CRISPR/Cas9 is making headlines as a groundbreaking tool for genome editing. But what was the original purpose of this enzyme and how does it work? What is a “CRISPR” and who knew that bacteria get sick? Join us for a conversation on bacterial immune systems and how a single protein has become the hottest new tool in biology.