WIB-Texas Book Club: A Discussion on The Code Breaker, Written by Walter Isaacson
Join WIB-Texas for a discussion of the book The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race. Roisin O’Brien, a senior UT graduate student who works with CRISPR-Cas complexes, will talk to us about using these tools as genome editing technologies. We will be discussing the technological and ethical implications of gene editing technology.
Speaker: Roisin O’Brien, Biochemistry PhD Candidate, the University of Texas at Austin
5:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. WIB Intro
5:45 p.m. – 5:50 p.m. Introduction of Topic and Speaker
5:50 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Discussion and Questions on Code Breaker, and CRISPR technology
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Additional questions for the speaker, and WIB closing