october, 2014

15oct6:00 pm9:00 pmAdapting Species to a Changing World: The Potential of Genome EditingPublic Lecture with George Church

Event Details

Innovative new technologies may enable scientists to manipulate ancient and modern DNA to safeguard ecosystems from invasive organisms, help species recover their their diversity, and address issues of climate change.However, as geneticist George Church will discuss, while resurrecting mammoths could help maintain the Arctic permafrost, such developments require thoughtful consideration of complex system interactions and potential unintended consequences.


(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Harvard Museum of Natural History