CategoryWomen In STEM

Creators of CRISPR- Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier

Jennifer Doudna (right) and Emmanuelle Charpentier (left) discoverers of CRISPR

Imagine if there was a cost effective technology that allowed scientist to edit genomes, alter DNA, and turn genes on and off without changing their sequence. This technology could correct genetic abnormalities, prevent diseases, and save lives. What if you were told that this technology actually exists? CRISPR-Cas9, also known as CRISPR, is a technology discovered by Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier that does exactly that. What is CRISPR? As mentioned above, CRISPR is a groundbreaking technology that can edit […]

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