Wow, 40 episodes in the books, and we have another great episode for you. Please make sure you go to StemCellPodcast.com and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest episode and all the paper links emailed directly to you. In today’s episode we start off with our science round up brought to you by Thermo Fisher where we discuss a range of topics including, stem cell research in Oklahoma is now illegal, autism and the link to better cognitive ability, a new gene that regulates mouse fertility, stem cells as a toll to screen drug side effects, making cartilage from stem cells, a new study looking at the genomes of a 1000 autistic people, and what happens to stem cells in the brain as we age. Then we bring on our guest, world-renowned geneticist, Dr. Fred Alt from Harvard Medical School to talk about his latest paper in Nature Biotechnology where he describes a novel method to detect off target effects of gene editing technology. Then we finish off the show with a rant on USB cables. Enjoy.
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