What Are Gene Drives? How Do They Work? Why Are They Important?

Friday, February 17, 2017: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room 203 (Hynes Convention Center)
James P. Collins,Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
The presentation will provide a brief overview of the molecular mechanisms of gene drives, the types of organisms in which gene drives are being studied, and the likely practical applications, such as mosquito and rodent control, for gene drive modified organisms.