Gene Editing in Domestic Animals

February 21, 2024 12:00-1:00pm ET

This special topics SSR webinar will focus on the current state of genetic modifications in agriculture. Especially, how gene editing has been harnessed in reproductive biology to address health and productivity challenges in livestock, with a focus on the poultry, pork, and beef industries. Discussion will highlight both recent successes and outstanding hurdles. Topics will also be held the context of regulatory policies, social appetite, and food security.


Michela Ciccarelli, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACT

Assistant Professor

Comparative Theriogenology 

Veterinary Clinical Sciences 

College of Veterinary Medicine

Washington State University


Jon M. Oatley, PhD

Associate Dean for Research

Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences

Director, Functional Genomics Initiative

College of Veterinary Medicine

Washington State University

Mike McGrew, PhD

Personal Chair of Avian Reproductive Technologies (ART)

The Roslin Institute

Easter Bush Campus

University of Edinburgh

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