Visualizing Structures of CRISPR-Cas9 DNA Editing Enzyme

Friday, February 12, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Marriott Balcony B (Marriott Wardman Park)
Martin Jinek, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr. 190, Switzerland
Professor Jinek is a major contributor to the discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 and the 1st author of the influential 2012 Science publication describing CRISPR-Cas9. He will present how learning the three-dimensional structures of CRISPR-Cas9 may facilitate safer application of this technology.