Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Mitochondrial Health

Genetic Game Changer: Groundbreaking Applications of RNA Methylation—Chuan He 2021 Harper Lecture

Virtual Harper Lecture: A Genetic Game Changer: RNA Methylation in Medicine, Agriculture, and Conservation, featuring Chuan He

UChicago chemist Chuan He presents an introduction to RNA methylation, a key mechanism in the regulation of gene expression. Learn how the burgeoning study of RNA methylation could produce powerful new therapies against human diseases – and even lead to 50 percent increases in biomass and yields for rice, potatoes, and other crops that are critical to meeting the food needs of a growing global population.

Part of the UChicago Alumni and Friends Harper Lecture Fall 2021 Series. Originally broadcast on November 3, 2021

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2 thoughts on “Genetic Game Changer: Groundbreaking Applications of RNA Methylation—Chuan He 2021 Harper Lecture
  1. A comment from New Zealand. It is so hopeful and encouraging to learn of the endeavors and progress being made by Chuan He and other cooperating researchers. The world is a better place for this, and many people will benefit from this diligent work. Thanks also to the University of Chicago for making this video to the general public.

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