Theo Roth on CRISPR, CAR-T and Gene Editing Ethics - BioTechniques

Talking Tech News | Theo Roth on CRISPR, CAR-T and gene editing ethics

CRISPR

BioTechniques Digital Editor Abigail Sawyer and Assistant Editor Tristan Free talk to Theo Roth from the University of California San Francisco Marson Lab (CA, USA). Having recently made headlines for his work in T-cell engineering, Theo takes us through his groundbreaking CRISPR research, its potential impacts in CAR T-cell therapy and further afield, whilst also tackling the evolving ethics in gene editing and the potential benefits of using ssDNA over dsDNA for CRISPR techniques.


To read more about CRISPR, take a look at our recently published Tech News piece by Jenny Straiton:

Genetically modified humans: the X-Men of scientific research