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7.2 Comparing RNAi and CRISPR Treatments on Hereditary Neurological Diseases in C. elegans

What:
Student Poster
When:
11:00 AM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
How:
Tags:
Health Sciences
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Parkinson’s and Batten’s Disease are two neurodegenerative diseases with hereditary components. Using C. elegans as a model organism, this research combines CRISPR and RNAi, using transformation, to treat the diseases. The bacterial ingestion of the combined elements by the C. elegans should correct the genetic mutation in the offspring.

Participant
Northern State University