Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News

The Life and Work of Mario Capecchi - Part 4

1647140-1587877849.gif
University of Utah
Distinguished Professor Mario Capecchi

By Sheri Quinn

Salt Lake City, UT – Humans and mice have many genes in common. To inform our understanding of how these genes work, scientists in Mario Capecchi's laboratory at the University of Utah use genetic techniques to modify DNA in living mice. The mice are maintained in a building on the campus known as the Mouse House. In the fourth segment in our series on Mario Capecchi's groundbreaking work in genetics, Sheri Quinn takes us inside the facility where the mice are made.

KUER is listener-supported public radio. Support this work by making a donation today.