Gene Editing

Gene Editing 

 

Hi, Here are some points you might use, or not. These are just some notes I summarized.It may give you some ideas. Thanks!1.Doing this type of work really crosses an ethical line2.If Off targets(inaccurate editing), (NHEJ) it might lead to insertion, frameshift… etc. downsideseffects.3.CRISPR summita)We should not be doing germline editing …4.Pose someissues:a)Passed onto the progenyb)Designer babiesc)“Making a product” instead of life…d)Eugenics movement—genetically superior e)Racistf)Decrease diversityg)Possible to be inaccurate editingh)Once changed (edited), it is difficult to remove from population.5.We can, but does not mean we should6.If you make alternation to the gDNA in an embryo in Canada, it is subject to punishment by law. It is criminal offence.7.It is illegal in Canada.8.It is not illegal in U.S.9.We do not know the alternation will bring to next generations…

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