Biochemistry Seminar – Tuesday 13th November 2018

Time: 1pm Tuesday the 13th of November

Location: ILAS lecture theatre

Title: Towards therapeutic gene editing for cystic fibrosis

Presented by Prof Patrick Harrison of UCC.

Hosted by Prof Noel Lowndes

All are welcome.

Patrick Harrison was awarded his PhD from the University of Glasgow in 1993, and then spent six years a post doc in Cambridge, Edinburgh and Vienna.

Paddy currently leads a gene editing group at University College Cork using  CRISPR gene and base editing to correct CF causing mutations.

He is also an advisor to the CF Foundation gene editing labs in Boston, and is European Editor of the journal Gene Therapy.