British Science Festival 2016

Stock, N. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

Description

Can gene editing save the world?

Editing the human genome and designer babies are rarely out of the media, but gene editing could also contribute to solving some of the most pressing issues facing society. The panel will discuss the technique’s potential to help in the fight against diseases, like malaria, and improve our global food security, as well as wider implications of editing genomes. Chaired by Prof Melanie Welham, BBSRC Panellists: Professor Wendy Harwood, John Innes Centre Professor Huw Jones, University of Aberyswyth Dr Tony Nolan, Imperial College London Dr Donald Bruce, Edinethics
Period7 Sep 2016
Event typeOther
LocationSwansea, United Kingdom