7.00pm to 8.30pm, Monday 9 October
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Genome editing has the potential to improve the health of millions of people worldwide. A rapidly expanding field, researchers today are finding more and more ways to use genome editing to overcome and address the genetic causes of diseases and disorders that reduce quality of life.
However, could genome editing one day be used not just to improve health, but improve longevity? Alter aesthetics not just ailments? Be used to aid intelligence, increase height, decrease weight, or even “improve” personalities? Where do we draw the line?
Find out about the science and ethics of genome editing from a panel of leading geneticists including:
The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.
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