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Advances in Genome Editing


El Bejjani

Revolutionary new techniques that make direct genome editing in living organisms allow scientists the potential to engineer any living cell in very specific manners.  This seminar course explores the technical literature on genome editing as well as the rapidly expanding uses of genome editing methods in research and the repair of genetic diseases. 


Successful completion of BIO111/113 is required, BIO 201 is recommended.  Not open to students who have credit for BIO 355.