Activity ID



April 1, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit



$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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Educational Objectives

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.




Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Physician Scientists

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