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Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont's Biotechnology Institute, presents her project at the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research conference.

Student receives ‘out of this world’ experience through Biotechnology Institute connections

November 5, 2017

Although school may be tedious for some, other students are able to find opportunities beyond their classroom environments through school-wide organizations. Kristin Ma, a senior and member of Carlmont...

This diagram shows the complicated process known as CRISPR, which uses the Cas-9 protein to perceptively cut molecular strands. Scientists have been able to re-program Cas-9 and have used it to edit the genomes of mice, monkeys, and pigs.

CRISPR raises ethical concerns

March 15, 2017

On March 8, Rachel Haurwitz, president and CEO of Caribou, gave a science lecture at Carlmont about CRISPR, the next big thing in the biotechnology department. CRISPR, which...

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