This Week in Dairy featuring Tad Sonstegard on gene editing with CRISPR technology

Joel Hastings

Gene editing with CRISPR technology opens a new chapter in livestock breeding. Joel Hastings of DairyBusiness spoke with with Tad Sonstegard, Chief Scientific Officer for the food animal division of Recombinetics, a firm which has successfully introduced the polled gene and heat tolerance in cattle and is now working on the potential resistance to bovine TB.

Note: a video on the heat resistance Red Angus animal can be seen at https://www.wsj.com/video/series/moving-upstream/this-gene-edited-calf-could-transform-brazil-beef-industry/D2D93B49-8251-405F-BC35-1E5C33FA08AF?mod=e2tw

 

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