Outsmarting Evolution with Gene Drive Technology: Thinking Beyond the Release

The recent revolution in gene editing technology has enabled the possibility of solving multiple global health and environmental issues through the novel engineering of CRISPR-based gene drives. This paper reviews recent developments in gene drive technology.

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Beth Davenport

Natural Sciences Undergraduate, Durham University

My expertise is in molecular genetics, specifically genetic engineering techniques with plants. I also have some experience with plant physiological research and bioinformatics in coexpression analysis and orthologue identification between species. My interests include both the fields of evolutionary and molecular genetics, and I minor in physical and human geography in my degree. In future I hope to continue genetic research, aspiring for that which explores links between genetic research, the environment/climate, food security and disease eradication.