Since the discovery of the first restriction enzyme 45 years ago, genetic engineering has revolutionized life-science research and fueled the field of biotechnology. The Scientist brings together a panel of experts to discuss advances in genetic engineering, focusing on innovations in synthetic biology and genome editing. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with the experts, ask questions, and seek advice on topics that are unique to their research.

Meet the Speakers:

Dr. James J. Collins
Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science
Professor, Department of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University


Dr. Lei Stanley Qi
Assistant Professor
Bioengineering and Chemical and Systems Biology
Stanford University



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