Gene Editing Conference to Kick Off | GenomeWeb

An international summit on gene editing is set to kick off tomorrow in Washington, DC, Stat News reports.

The gathering, hosted by the US National Academy of Sciences, is to discuss the scientific, ethical, legal, and political issues associated with human gene editing, especially CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing. Both the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the UK's Royal Society have said they will be in attendance.

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