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Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 10:00 AM From Curing Cancer to Designer Babies, Jennifer Doudna on the Future of Gene Editing

Breeding mosquitos resistant to the malaria virus; designing human babies that are free of genetic disorders; creating a species of unicorns. These goals are all seemingly impossible for now, but that could change in the near future, thanks to recent breakthroughs in gene-editing technology, like CRISPR/Cas9 -- a new method of reorganizing genetic material. UC Berkeley Professor Jennifer Doudna, one of the first pioneers of CRISPR, joins Forum to discuss the future of gene-editing technology and its potential impact on human and non-human life.

Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 9:00 AM
Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 9:00 AM Supreme Court Justice Scalia Dies: Political Battle Looms

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly on Saturday. The death of the influential conservative Supreme Court justice sets the stage for an election year battle over his successor.



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