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Finding Genius Podcast

Jul 8, 2021

Kiana Aran, Ph.D. is an associate professor and director of the Aran Lab at Keck Institute and is also the Chief Scientific Officer at Cardea Bio. She is an electrical engineer with a driving interest in biology that has led her to combining these two seemingly unconnected fields. Her research has led to the...

Jul 4, 2021

How can CRISPR technology be viewed in perspective past regular lab use? By examining the bacteria left after genetic editing, the potential for new research emerges. Press play to learn:

  • How the cell-free system works
  • The unanswered questions that remain in the field
  • How CAS-9 functions with mRNA

Chase Beisel, a...

Jul 3, 2021

Jianghong Min is a graduate student with the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School who is currently involved in genomics studies of the heritability of CRISPR-based gene drive cassettes to control specific functionalities in non-human species and their impact on genetic diseases. He is working on...

Jul 2, 2021

How can the application of machine learning make CRISPR even more beneficial than it already is? By lowering bench time, researchers may free time to find even more beneficial advancements. Listen in to learn:

  • The potential concerns some researchers pose
  • How domains can serve multiple functions
  • The function of fetal...

Jun 9, 2021

How can bacteria that have become resistant to treatment be overcome? Using genome engineering may be the technique that allows treatment to overcome the infection once again.

Press play to learn:

  • How bacteria become resistant
  • How the virome reacts to gaining resistance
  • How bacteria avoid the immune system