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Megan Hochstrasser, PhD

Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley

Megan has a B.A. in Biology from Brown University and received her Ph.D. from Jennifer Doudna’s lab at UC Berkeley in 2016, where she studied mechanisms of CRISPR immunity in bacteria. She joined the Innovative Genomics Institute in September 2016, hoping to bridge the gap between researchers and the public. Megan develops educational resources and programs, spearheading everything from mobile app development to community event planning. She regularly gives talks to students, teachers, scientists, journalists, physicians, and more. As a CRISPR expert and professional science communicator, Megan brings diverse audiences into the conversation about genome editing.

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CRISPR Genome Editing: Rewriting DNA and the Future of Humanity

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Describes CRISPR genome editing, including its applications and ethical questions.

CRISPR Genome Editing: Rewriting DNA and the Future of Humanity