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Future of genetic engineering


With the recent use of CRISPR being used to treat a patient with genetic blindness, where are we headed in the field of genetic engineering and what potential risks do we face?

Anneliese Farrer spoke to Prof. Alice Pebay, a principal research fellow at Melbourne University, to better understand what the future holds (Aired 21 April 2020)


Prof. Alice Pebay, Principal Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne


Anneliese Farrer

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