Ecological considerations for gene drive systems [electronic resource] / Gregory C. Lanzaro.Material type: FilmSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-drives and active genetics: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2018Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (35 min.) : color, sound)Subject(s): Genetic engineering -- Environmental aspects | Genetic engineering -- Methodology | Genetic engineering -- Research | Malaria -- Prevention | Malaria -- Africa | Mosquitoes -- Control | Mosquitoes -- Genetic engineering | Anopheles -- genetics | Ecological and Environmental Phenomena | Gene Drive Technology -- ethics | Gene Drive Technology -- methods | Malaria -- prevention & control | Mosquito Control -- methods | Mosquito Vectors -- geneticsOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series
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Contents: Gene drive technology used for the elimination of malaria in Africa -- Evaluation and deployment of genetically engineered mosquitoes (GEM) with gene drive into natural malaria-transmitting mosquito populations -- Fitness of GEM relative to their wild counterparts -- Strategies for maintaining and evaluating overall fitness -- Criteria for the establishment of field trial sites for the release and evaluation of GEM -- Implementation of GEM for malaria elimination/eradication at the continental scale.
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