Sequencing DNA from Remote Villages to the Space Station: The Nanopore Revolution

Start Time: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 18:00

Description:

The Kraw Lecture Series in Silicon Valley features UC Satna Cruz scientists and technologists presents "Sequencing DNA from Remote Villages to the Space Station: The Nanopore Revolution with MArk Akeson, UC Santa Cruz Professor of Biomolecular Science & Engineering. 

Nannopore technology, in the form of a pocket-sized device, allows scientists to detect pathogens in the field by sequencing inividual DNA or RNA strands at nanometer-scale in real time. This technology brings modern genomics onsite during disease outbreaks with tremendous potential for human health.

Location details: UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara

Admission: Free

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Sponsored by: George Kraw

Related URL: http://specialevents.ucsc.edu/kraw-lecture/

Invited Audience: Everyone

 

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