Next on CCTV – The Zika Virus

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The Zika virus has been declared an international public health emergency, with outbreaks across Latin America and the Caribbean. Now the virus is in our own backyard.   Did you miss it live?  Here’s the recording on our YouTube station:  (Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel!)   How can you protect yourself from infection?  Planning… Read more »

Gene Editing: A Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy?

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Gene Editing was one of the hottest genetic news topics in 2015.  A simple, powerful emergent technology (called CRISPR-Cas9) made this once elusive goal suddenly a reality for nearly any laboratory.   Find out how a laboratory at Harvard University is using gene editing to treat mice with a genetic muscle disease (Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy). Join… Read more »