CRISPR Destabilises Chromosomes

The gene editing machine may have a genetic sting in the tail...
02 August 2022

Interview with 

Adi Barzel, University of Tel Aviv


Gene Editing CRISPR


At the forefront of genetic engineering is CRISPR, a method of gene editing with the potential to revolutionise the treatment of genetic disorders and speed up the process of genetic engineering. On this basis, it won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. But, as he explains to Will Tingle, University of Tel Aviv gene therapist Adi Barzel, has found that using the system can sometimes destabilise chromosomes and introduce new genetic problems...


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