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Built with Biology: Podcast

What Makes CRISPR Like a Movie Star?

  • S1E5
  • 33:12
  • September 29th 2021

CRISPR gene editing is one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the 21st century. But how does it work and what can it do? What kind of power--and responsibility--comes with the ability to edit 10,000 genes?

Nandini Krishnamurthy, the VP of Microbial Business Area at Inscripta, joins the show for a vision-casting episode about what we can build with CRISPR, from sustainable food production to advanced medicines, equitable distribution of resources, and, of course, Oscar-winning movies starring Meryl Streep! Tune in to get inspired for all that we can build with biology.

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