WPI Forum on CRISPR Breakthrough

Worcester News Tonight covered a forum held at WPI on the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR.

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WPI professors raise ethical questions on CRISPR breakthrough

The Worcester Business Journal covered a WPI forum on the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR. Noted in the article were: Dean, Arts and Sciences, Jean King; Assistant Professor, Social Science, Patricia Stapleton; Associate Professor, Humanities and Arts Bethel Eddy; Associate Professor, Biology and Biotechnology, Rita Rao; and Associate Teaching Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Destin Heilman.

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Exploring how lipids in our bodies and cell membranes affect aging and long-term health

Life Extension Magazine reported on the two-year, nearly $421,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, which was given to Carissa Perez Olsen, the Leonard P. Kinnicutt Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Through her research, Olsen hopes to gain a better understanding of the role lipids play in longevity and long-term health.

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WPI professor receives $421K to study healthy aging

The Worcester Business Journal reported on research by Carissa Perez Olsen, the Leonard P. Kinnicutt Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, on how lipids in our bodies and cell membranes affect aging and long-term health.

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As I See It: Keeping the Door Open to International Scientific Collaboration

Robert Dempski, associate professor of chemistry & biochemistry, wrote an op-ed on keeping the door open to international scientific collaboration for the Telegram & Gazette.

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