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Can Genetic Engineering Stop Zika?

March 2, 2016

On February 23, Eleonore Pauwels was part of a panel moderated by Richard Harris from NPR and organized by New America Foundation and Slate Magazine. The panel, which gathered experts from the Wilson Center, MIT, and Harvard, built on an interesting and thought-provoking perspective, how to “engineer disease away” with new genomics technologies. An interesting focus on how to engineer the genetic makeup of mosquitoes to prevent them from transmitting Zika.

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Eleonore Pauwels

Eleonore Pauwels

Former Global Fellow;
Formerly European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Technological Development, Directorate on Science, Economy and Society
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