Education

The Germline Debate: Can We, Should We, and Will We Use Genetic Engineering to Alter the DNA of our Children?

After viewing this 1 hour webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Describe CRISPR, the new technology that makes germline modification possible, and summarize the potential clinical applications of both germline and somatic modification. 
  • Review national and international policies and regulations relating to germline modification. 
  • Describe ethical considerations of germline modification from an individual, community and societal perspective.

Presenters: Laura Hercher, MA, MS, CGC; Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH; Alice Virani, MA (Oxon), MS, MPH, PhD; Leila Jamal, ScM, CGC
Supported by the NSGC Public Policy Committee 

To view this webinar, please visit the 2016 NSGC Member Webinar Series page. 

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