[May 16th, 2017] Sequencing DNA from Remote Villages to the Space Station: The Nanopore Revolution

Event date:
05/16/2017 – 6:00pm
Description:

The Kraw Lecture Series in Silicon Valley features UC Santa Cruz scientists and technologists presents “Sequencing DNA from Remote Villages to the Space Station: The Nanopore Revolution with Mark Akeson,
UC Santa Cruz Professor of Biomolecular Science & Engineering

Nanopore technology, in the form of a pocket-sized device, allows scientists to detect pathogens in the field by sequencing individual DNA or RNA strands at nanometer-scale in real time. This technology brings modern genomics onsite during disease outbreaks with tremendous potential for human health.

Location details:

UC Santa Cruz Silicon Valley Campus
3175 Bowers Avenue, Santa Clara

Admission:
Free
Sponsored by:
Invited Audience:
Everyone