Katherine Amidon

Vanderbilt Prize winner Doudna advocates caution in human germline editing

It is now possible to “edit” the human germline — the genetic cargo carried in sperm and eggs and which is passed to the next generation — in a way that snips out the mutations which cause inherited disease.

Amidon named 2020 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar

Katherine Amidon, a PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University, has been selected as the 2020 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.