The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

The Code Breaker,
by Walter Isaacson
  • The role of competition and collaboration in science,
  • How industry partnerships and intellectual property affect scientific discovery,
  • The ethics of gene editing, and
  • The epic scientific response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA,” a TED talk by Jennifer Doudna.
Nobel Lecture, Jennifer Doudna, 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Walter Isaacson, The Code Breaker, Talks at Google.
CRISPR-Cas9 (“Mr. Sandman” Parody), by Tim Blais at A Capella Science.



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Brad Roth

Brad Roth

Professor of Physics at Oakland University and coauthor of the textbook Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology.