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  • BaSyC PI John van der Oost (WUR) featured in a television programme on CRISPR-Cas

    29 / 03 / 2018

    In the TV-program “Tegenlicht”, John talks about his pioneering work in the development of CRISPR-Cas. With this new technology we can literally cut and paste into DNA. This revolutionary development can have major consequences for people, plants and animals. This allows us to permanently ban diseases, improve our body conditions ...

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  • Hub Zwart featured in Dutch newspaper article about Frankenstein

    15 / 01 / 2018

    Hub Zwart featured in Dutch newspaper article about Frankenstein 200 years ago, Mary Shelley published her magnum opus Frankenstein. In honour of this literary milestone, Dutch quality newspaper The Volkskrant has interviewed three experts about creating life in the lab. One of them is BaSyc member Hub Zwart, a science ...

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  • COGEM –report “Het bionano-avontuur” (in Dutch)

    05 / 10 / 2017

    The Netherlands Commission on Genetic Modification (COGEM) is an independent scientific advisory committee composed of scientists. COGEM provides scientific advice to the government on the risks to human health and the environment of the production and use of GMOs and informs the government of ethical and societal issues linked ...

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