Transcription, Translation & Sickle Cell Anemia

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Transcription, Translation & Sickle Cell Anemia

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 6:00 PM Central

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A Tale of Two Sisters, Modeling Transcription & Protein Synthesis


Fran Grant, Grafton High School & Mark Arnholt, Hartford Union High School

Model protein synthesis with us and later with your students - whether they are virtual or face-to-face - with the Flow of Genetic Information Kit© and/or Nucleotide Student Modeling Pack©.  Learn about a cutting-edge treatment for sickle cell disease and how it helped the endearing Obando sisters.

Editing the Sickle Cell Gene

Tim Herman, PhD, Director, Center for BioMolecular Modeling

Explore the structure of hemoglobin and the effects of the sickle cell mutation before discussing the use of CRISPR-based gene editing technology to treat sickle cell anemia.

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