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Genome Editing Revolution: Benchtalk, Episode 3

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In this episode, researchers Keith Joung and A. Francis Stewart join host Andrew S. Wiecek to discuss the revolution in gene editing techniques. Also, our roundtable with science writers Sarah C.P. Williams and Ashley Yeager.

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Featured in this Episode
Keith Joung is Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief of Pathology for Research at Massachusetts General Hospital.
A. Francis Stewart is professor of genomics at the Dresden University of Technology and guest group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Cell biology and Genetics.
Sarah C.P. Williams is a freelance science writer based out of Kailua, Hawaii. You can follow her latest work at
Ashley Yeager works in the Office of News and Communications at Duke University and is also a freelance science writer. You can follow her at
Andrew S. Wiecek is news editor at BioTechniques and host of the monthly podcast BenchTalk.You can follow him at
Episode Notes & Links

Keith Joung Interview

A. Francis Stewart Interview
Science Roundtable
  • In April, Ashley Yeager reported for BioTechniques on Joung's FLASH method that automated TALEN production.
  • Earlier this month, Sarah C.P. Williams wrote an article for BioTechniques that reported on recent development of nickases.
  • In a paper published in Nature last year, researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia led by Katherine High corrected the hemophilia-causing mutation in a mouse model.
  • Earlier this month, reporter David Pittman wrote an article for BioTechniques on a survey that found many Ph.D. students in science lose interest in academic careers during their studies.

Podcast Date: May 25 2012 Run Time: 1:14:08
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