Ep #27 Show Notes | George Church: Genomics, CRISPR, Synthetic Biology, Biotech Startups, & Dyslexia
About the Guest: Dr. George Church is a geneticist and professor at Harvard & MIT. He has done groundbreaking work in the general areas of genomics and biotechnology. Many of his students and postdocs have gone on to found various biotech startups.
Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes and George Church, PhD talk about advances in genome sequencing and editing technologies, interesting biotech startups using CRISPR genome editing to tackle human disease, and interesting areas in synthetic biology. Dr. Church also discussed how we has cope with both narcolepsy and dyslexia throughout his life, and became a successful scientist despite have these brain disorders.