Rise and Science

Episode 06: Returning to graduate school after working full-time and exciting steps towards the use of CRISPR in humans

In episode 6, Kat and Rashida interview Andrew Swartz from the Chen lab in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware.  Andrew discusses his decision to return to graduate school after working  on the development of vaccines for a major pharmaceutical company as well as his current research on developing alternative purification strategies for therapeutic antibodies.  In science news, Rashida reports on exciting developments that may lead to the use of CRISPR technology on human subjects.