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Researchers Using Innovative Gene Editing Technique To Advance Understanding Of Cryptosporidium Parasite

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Innovation: Building New Infrastructure to Fight Neglected Diseases
Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Gates Foundation, discusses how scientists are advancing knowledge of the parasite Cryptosporidium, one of the leading causes of diarrhea among children. Mundel highlights the work of Boris Striepen of the University of Georgia, who uses the gene editing technique CRISPR/Cas9 in his research (7/18).

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