Internet CME Course: 130th Annual Shattuck Lecture (2020) – CRISPR: Rewriting DNA and the Future of Medicine
ExpiresApril 1, 2024
Fee$0 - $45
CME Provider: Massachusetts Medical Society
Description of CME Course
The 130th Annual Shattuck Lecture, presented by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and moderated by Dr. Eric Rubin, focuses on how the role of bacteria in fighting viral infections uncovered CRISPR-Cas proteins that detect and cut specific DNA or RNA sequences. Current research in genome editing and the development of CRISPR-based diagnostics technology to address the current pandemic and beyond is also discussed.
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Describe how CRISPR-Cas systems function in bacteria.
Explain how CRISPR systems are used for genome editing.
Identify and evaluate applications of CRISPR-based genome editing.
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit