BAE Spring Seminar Series: CRISPR and the Commercialization of Biotechnologies

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Roldophe Barrangou, PhD

11 April 2023 |


CRISPR and the Commercialization of Biotechnologies

Dr. Barrangou is focusing on the characterization of CRISPR-Cas systems, and their applications in bacteria, especially for the study and development of probiotics, including for genotyping, phage resistance, screening, genome editing and antimicrobials. Rodolphe spent 9 years in R&D and M&A at Danisco and DuPont, and has been at NC State since 2013. For his CRISPR work, Rodolphe received several international awards, notably the Canada Gairdner International Award, and was elected into the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Inventors. Dr. Barrangou is also the former Chairman of the Board of Caribou Biosciences, a co- founder of Intellia Therapeutics, Locus Biosciences, TreeCo, Ancilia Biosciences and CRISPR Biotechnologies, an advisor to Inari Ag, Invaio, Provaxus, Felix Biotech, the IGI, and the Editor in Chief of the CRISPR Journal.



Rodolphe Barrangou is the T. R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Professor at North Carolina State University. Dr. Barrangou earned a BS in Biological Sciences from Rene Descartes University, France, a MS in Biological Engineering from the University of Technology in Compiegne, France, a MS in Food Science from NC State, a PhD in Genomics from NC State and a MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


BAE is honored to host the following presenters for our Spring 2023 seminar series. The series aims to represent the diverse and interdisciplinary interests of the department.

Seminars are approximately 45 min with 15 min Q&A.

Event Date/Time: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Event Description: 
Seminar given by Dr. Roldophe Barrangou on CRISPR and the commercialization of biotechnologies
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