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Finding Genius Podcast

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.

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


Dec 1, 2020

One of the most exciting recent discoveries in microbiology involves an immunological mechanism of a single-celled organism. CRISPR-Cas technology is a technique bacteria use for fighting infection with phages. This podcast dives into the wild world of CRISPR and bacteriophage interplay.

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  • How the...

Apr 13, 2020

Catherine Freije and Cameron Myhrvold are working on a test for the Covid-19 virus that will provide faster results than what's currently in use.

They explain

  • Why more prevalent and faster testing is vital in fighting the virus,
  • How the development of a CRISPR-based diagnostic test, which primarily uses a nasal swab...