CRISPR-Cas9, evolution, gene editing, gene therapy, genome



  1. Seibert, Diane PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN (Associate Dean for Academic Affairs)


ABSTRACT: This article explores the origin of the first cellular structures, briefly examines the process of evolution, explores some of the earlier challenges in human gene editing, explains how bacterial immune systems have provided the secret to a very powerful gene editing tool, and finally explores some of the very troubling ethical issues emerging with gene editing.