How Gene Editing Can Revolutionize Industries and Transform Our Lives


Dr. Tiffany Vora

Archived Session from May 24, 2017

How Gene Editing Can Revolutionize Industries and Transform Our Lives

In Singularity University’s first episode of ‘Experts On Air’, we focus on the development of powerful new technologies that enable the precise modification of the source code of life — DNA.

Join Dr. Tiffany Vora for an in-depth discussion on transformative breakthroughs in gene editing such as CRISPR/Cas9 and discover how they may bring exponential change to medicine, agriculture and space exploration. Register for this free 30-minute interactive broadcast to learn about the potential of gene editing for solving our Global Grand Challenges and positively impacting the world.

In this webcast, you will:

  • Understand the details of how CRISPR/Cas9 works and what these powerful advances in digital biology could mean for the planet
  • Identify current roadblocks threatening to hamper innovation
  • Track exciting breakthroughs and ongoing progress
  • Envision the benefits and confront the challenges that gene editing will bring to society in the near future
  • Position yourself to explore the many applications of gene editing

Whether you’re an SU community member with a background in genetics, an entrepreneur interested in staying on top of scientific innovation — or you’re just curious about technological trends and how they can be harnessed to help humanity — this broadcast will provide you with an eye-opening view into the abundant future of digital biology.


Dr. Tiffany Vora

Singularity University Principal Faculty, Medicine and Digital Biology

Dr. Vora is an educator, writer, research scientist, and entrepreneur with a background in molecular, system, and computational biology, as well as genomics. She brings her diversity of experience to Singularity University as Principal Faculty in Medicine and Digital Biology.

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