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Voices of Innovation: Walter Isaacson, Best-selling Author of The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race.

Monday, 1 March

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm (CST) / 01/mar/2021 07:30 pm - 01/mar/2021 08:00 pm

Voices of Innovation with Walter Isaacson, author The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race and Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane University. Prof. Isaacson—best-selling author of Einstein, Steve Jobs, Leonardo Da Vinci, and The Innovators—shares insights from his latest book on the Nobel Prize–winning scientist whose discovery of CRISPR, the tool that can edit DNA, opens a brave new world of medical miracles as well as moral questions. Interviewed by Susan Hockfield, President Emerita and Professor of Neuroscience at MIT, the first woman to lead MIT. Join these two thought leaders on innovation and science.

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