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  • Feeling Bullish on Monsanto? I know I am!

    Feeling Bullish on Monsanto? I know I am!

    Christopher_NW

    Recently I applied to an asset management company for a graduate position (they were after STEM grads for an investment analysis role). One of the questions was What do you think would make a good investment over the next five years and why? (200 words max.)” My answer- If I was feeling particularly bullish, I […]

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  • CRISPR/Cas9 Patent Battle

    CRISPR/Cas9 Patent Battle

    Christopher_NW

    Recently I was approached by Sophia Frentz from the University of Melbourne and writer for Lateral (a science communication zine), for my opinions regarding some key questions over the current CRISPR patent battle between UC Berkeley/University of Vienna (Profs. Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier) and the Broad Institute/Harvard/MIT (Prof. Feng Zhang). I supplied Sophia with […]

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Curing Type 1 Diabetes with Gene Therapy

Curing Type 1 Diabetes with Gene Therapy

Wes

 

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (sometimes called insulin-dependent diabetes) is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas produces little or no insulin. People with this form of diabetes require injections of insulin every day to control the glucose levels in their blood, or they will die.

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