July 11, 2016

George Church on the Augmented Human

George Church is an American geneticist, molecular engineer, and chemist. As of 2015, he is Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at Harvard and MIT, and has been a founding member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard.

George describes the Crispr gene and genome editing technology.
He mentions next generation DNA sequencing

He mentions that DNA from ancient sources up to 700,000 years old can be used.

Approvals have been given to gene editing of germlines in plants and animals.

He discusses golden rice to address vitamin A deficiency.
It was ready in 2002.
One million people die each year from vitamin A deficiency.
Vandals destroyed the crops being grown to test safety
There is an effort to bring Greenpeace for the Haig on crimes against humanity related to the delaying of golden rice.










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