Science on the Campaign Trail

A Special Edition of Radio In Vivo: “Science on the Campaign Trail,” a panel discussion presented by the North Carolina Science Festival, the North Carolina Newsroom Cooperative, and Science Communicators of North Carolina on April 13, 2016.  Panelists were Eugene Kiely, director, FactCheck.org, Laura Leslie, Capital Bureau chief, WRAL-TV, Sheril Kirshenbaum, executive director, ScienceDebate.org; director, The Energy Poll, University of Texas at Austin. and Bill Adair, Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of Politifact; Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University. The event was moderated by Susan King, Dean, UNC School of Media and Journalism.  

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Science on the Campaign Trail panelists

 

Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC)

NC Newsroom Cooperative

NC Science Festival

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 11, 2016

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CRISPR Gene Editing

Guest: Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, Associate Professor, Food Science, NC State University
Topics: Gene editing system CRISPR, its history and the explosion of research in CRISPR in biotechnology, food and agriculture, translational medicine, disease modeling, gene therapy, and more

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Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou

 

NC State CRISPR Lab

Rodolphe’s faculty page, NCSU Department of Food, Bioprocessing,and Nutrition Sciences

“Steward of the Future: Rodolphe Barrangou”

CRISPR: Science Magazine’s Breakthrough of the Year, 2015

PubMed link to seminal 2007 paper, CRISPR provides acquired resistance against viruses in prokaryotes

Click to Download: Radio In Vivo May 4, 2016