Rewriting the Code of Life: The science and ethics behind genome editing
Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 18:15 (doors open 18:00), The Cambridge Union Society, Cambridge
At this year's Science and Society event at the Cambridge Union, we explore the rise of genome-editing technologies with an evening of talks and lively discussion, led by experts in the field Andrew Hessel, Sarah Chan and Dirk Heckl. We'll introduce the science behind genome editing, explore potential applications and exchange views about the social and ethical implications of these promising technologies.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric
Hematology and Oncology, Hannover Medical School
Distinguished Researcher Autodesk and Co-founder,
Pink Army Cooperative biotechnology company
Chancellor’s Fellow at the Usher Institute for Population
Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Attendance is free and open to all.