UC Berkeley: CRISPR gene editing

UC Berkeley, a university in California, created a damage control campaign that drove global conversation about responsibly applying its gene editing tool, CRISPR, after it was used unethically by a rogue scientist.

In 2012, Dr. Jennifer Doudna at UC Berkeley made the scientific breakthrough of the century: a gene editing tool called CRISPR-Cas9 that could change DNA, the code of life. Her work ignited the CRISPR revolution, opening up new possibilities in biolo

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