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Ethics of Human Genome Editing and Fallout from CRISPR Babies

  • Wolstein Research Building Room 1217 2103 Cornell Road Cleveland, OH, 44106 United States (map)

Andrea Waksmunski will be speaking about genetic editing technologies and their uses in humans. This seminar will provide an overview of the ethics of human genome editing and a discussion on the first case of its application for germline editing in humans

RSVP on Campus Groups or email cls126@case.edu

Andrea R. Waksmunski is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. As a part of Dr. Jonathan Haines’ lab, Andrea’s research focuses on understanding the genetic architecture of age-related macular degeneration in the Amish and general population of European descent. Andrea received her B.S. in biochemistry and an HHMI Certificate for Genomics, Ethics & Society at Juniata College in 2015. She entered the Genetics and Genome Sciences Ph.D. program in fall 2015.

Andrea R. Waksmunski is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. As a part of Dr. Jonathan Haines’ lab, Andrea’s research focuses on understanding the genetic architecture of age-related macular degeneration in the Amish and general population of European descent. Andrea received her B.S. in biochemistry and an HHMI Certificate for Genomics, Ethics & Society at Juniata College in 2015. She entered the Genetics and Genome Sciences Ph.D. program in fall 2015.