Innovative Genomics Initiative

Prospect Of DNA-Edited Designer Babies Has UC Scientists Rethinking Their Own DiscoveryWhen scientists at the University of California, Berkeley came up with a way to edit DNA, the genetic blueprint of all living things, they had no idea one day they might regret it.
KCBS In Depth: ‘Game Changing’ DNA-Editing Technology Booms In The Bay Area And BeyondIn 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. KCBS In Depth’s Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Doudna, the executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), about how the technology works and its applications for the future.

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