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CRISPRcon 2020 Virtual: Race and Health Equity

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CRISPRcon: Race, gene editing, and COVID-19
Race, gene editing, and COVID-19: How far does CRISPR get us toward health equity? **Content developed in partnership with Howard University
Roderick McCullom Debra Roberts LaTasha Lee Carla Easter
2020-09-15T11:00:00Z 2020-09-15T12:30:00Z America/New_York CRISPRcon%3A+Race%2C+gene+editing%2C+and+COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CRISPRcon: Responsible innovation, gene editing, and race
Amplifying Black perspectives in pursuit of improved health outcomes **Content developed in partnership with Howard University
Akua  Page Jennifer Caldwell Eric  Kyere Latifa Jackson
2020-09-17T11:00:00Z 2020-09-17T12:30:00Z America/New_York CRISPRcon%3A+Responsible+innovation%2C+gene+editing%2C+and+race Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CRISPRcon: Ideas Marketplace
Hosted breakout discussions
2020-09-17T12:45:00Z 2020-09-17T13:15:00Z America/New_York CRISPRcon%3A+Ideas+Marketplace Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Akua Page

Geechee Language and Cultural Activist

Carla Easter

Chief, Education and Community Involvement Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH

Latifa Jackson

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Howard University

Eric Kyere

Assistant Professor of Social Work and Adjunct Professor of Africana Studies, Indiana University

Jennifer Caldwell

Doctoral Student, Graduate Researcher in the W. Montague Cobb Research Lab

LaTasha Lee

Vice President, Social and Clinical Research & Development, National Minority Quality Forum

Debra Roberts

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology at Howard University

Roderick McCullom

Science and Technology Writer

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Keystone Policy Center

CRISPRcon is a unique forum bringing diverse voices together to discuss the future of CRISPR and related gene editing technologies across applications

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What is CRISPRcon?

Rather than a traditional science conference, CRISPRcon is a dialogue across disciplines and perspectives

2020 flash talk: Michael Friend, Minority Coalition for Precision Medicine

Community Engagement on CRISPR and Sickle Cell Disease

Partner: Howard University

Continuing to build a culture of academic excellence and rigor that prepares talented students to solve local and global problems

2020 flash talk: Vick Mahase

Using CRISPR to research – and ultimately vaccinate against – COVID-19 in African Americans

Sponsor: United Soybean Board

Helping to ensure a strong and profitable future for U.S. soybean farmers

Sponsor: Corteva Agriscience

Growing progress and ensuring the success of generations to come

Keystone Policy Center

Empowering leaders to thoughtfully engage on complex policy issues

What is CRISPR?

Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9

What is CRISPR?

Introduction to CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing

What is CRISPR?

What is gene editing, and what is somatic vs. germline editing?

2020 talk: Calandra McCool

Watch the full presentation from panelist Calandra McCool, Associate Attorney, Big Fire Law and Policy Group

2020 talk: Devon Peña

Watch the full presentation from panelist Dr. Devon Peña, Professor, University of Washington