Saturday talksTalk synopsis & speaker profile
14:30 UNTIL 14:55
DR Prabha Nagarajan
CRISPR Cut and Paste for Genes
Bio: Prabha obtained her PhD from the University of Rochester in 2015. Her doctoral research involved studying mitochondrial DNA repair mechanisms, which are an underlying cause for various rare mitochondrial disorders. After her PhD, Prabha worked in a clinical genetic testing lab where she performed DNA sequencing for diagnosis of genetic disorders including rare diseases. She is now at Horizon Discovery that uses CRISPR to mimic diseases and works within a team that uses this technology to develop powerful diagnostic standards to help the detection, prognosis and treatment of disease.