Akbari, Omar,

Engineering reciprocal chromosomal translocations to control the fate of populations [electronic resource] / Omar S. Akbari. - London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2018. - 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (28 min.) : color, sound). - Gene-drives and active genetics, 2056-452X . - Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-drives and active genetics. .

Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration. Title from title frames.

Contents: Why mosquito-borne diseases are so deadly -- Commonly used practices for mosquito control -- Engineering mosquitoes to resist infection -- Gene drive systems -- Genetic outcrossing -- Engineering translocations & use of CRISPR -- Inserting pathogen resistance genes -- Replacing the wild population.

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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

4679 Henry Stewart Talks

Biological models.
Insects--Genetic engineering.
Mosquitoes--Genetic engineering.
Population genetics.
Animals, Genetically Modified.
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats.
CRISPR-Cas Systems--genetics.
Gene Drive Technology.
Genetics, Population.
Models, Genetic.
Mosquito Control--methods.
Mosquito Vectors--genetics.
Population Dynamics.
Translocation, Genetic.
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