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Books Sandwiched In Fall 2021 *ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Books Sandwiched In Fall 2021 *ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Advance Registration is Required. Registration info. will be posted here, to ffrpl.org, each week for the following week's review.

Book: The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson

A gripping account of how 2020 Nobel Prize winners Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier invented CRISPR, a revolutionary tool that can edit DNA – as well as the story of the many complex ethical questions that relate to the invention.

Reviewer: Mitch O'Connell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Center for RNA Biology, UofR Medical Center. Dr. O’Connell is a research scientist who works on understanding how CRISPR-Cas systems function and can be used to treat genetic diseases. He previously worked for Jennifer Doudna.

Date:
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Time:
12:12pm - 12:52pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Central - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Campus:
Central Library
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Subject - Book Talk/Review  
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