#1 spot in the Media Highlights: The 10 Essential Stories of 2016

The top UC Berkeley story last year features our postdoctoral fellow Mark Dewitt using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool to cure the sickle cell disease.  The #1 spot in the Media Highlights: The 10 Essential Stories of 2016.  His work was also picked up by dozens of sources, including the Los Angeles Times, Mercury News, Nature, The Scientist, Cosmos Magazine, and GenomeWeb. Roxanne Makasdjian and Stephen McNally produced a video that accompanied the press release and many versions of the story. 

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