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CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society and the Future of Gene

The scientific community has handed the world an incredible tool: the ability to make precise edits to the DNA in living cells. These technologies could allow us to transform our food, health and ecological systems. They also raise important questions about risks, benefits, ethics, equity and more.

Editing returns June 4-5, 2018 in Boston, MA to advance broad dialogue on whether and how gene editing technologies should make the transition from the lab into society at large. Please plan to join us for a dynamic, diverse and provocative lineup of panels, keynotes, interactive discussions and networking opportunities that consider gene editing across a variety of applications, disciplines, geographies, communities and cultures.

CRISPRcon will be hosted by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. It will be held at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston. CRISPRcon is a program of Keystone Policy Center. This event is being developed in partnership with the Personal Genetics Education Project of the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School (pgEd) and the CRISPRcon Steering Committee.

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4 Июн, 2018


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