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Phi Beta Kappa Delaware Valley Book Club - "The Code Breaker" - 10/13/22, 7:00 pm
Virtual discussion of "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race", by author, journalist, and professor, Walter Issacson, a Rhodes Scholar who is now an elected member of the Royal Society of Arts, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. The book explores the competitive development of the science of gene editing, the competing research leaders in the field, focusing on Doudna, who won the Nobel Prize for this work, as well as the moral choices engendered by the availability of gene editing and the uncertain consequences.  Ranked #1 on the NY Times best seller list, and Kirkus Reviews "starred review".  No charge event.

Oct 13, 2022 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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