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Thursday, March 7



Alice Campbell Alumni Center
601 S. Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, IL

Carl Zimmer
New York Times columnist and author

Redefining heredity, weaving together historical and current scientific research, exemplary original reporting, and his own experience as a parent of two daughters, Carl Zimmer will explore ways in which DNA editing and CRISPR may change our world, and examine controversial topics in light of current advances in DNA analysis.

Reception and book signing to follow. Sponsored by the Department of History and the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.