Just Like That
Prof Jonathan Ball finds out just how easy it has become to sequence a genome and edit it. Plus, Matt Loose and Chris 'CRISPR' Denning.
Prof Jonathan Ball finds out just how easy it has become to sequence a genome and edit it. Matt Loose and Chris Denning helpfully demonstrate the cheapness and practical simplicity of a USB connected DNA sequencer and the clever potion that is CRISPR/Cas-9 editing technique.
What once took $3bn and earned a presidential congratulation, can now be done in a hotel room with a laptop and a coffee machine.
Presenter: Prof. Jonathan Ball
Producer: Alex Mansfield.
- Tue 21 Aug 2018 13:45