Josiah Zayner is a synthetic biologist at NASA and all around cool guy who is bringing advanced techniques and experiments to the home user with The Odin: http://www.the-odin.com/ including DIY CRISPR kits for home use.
CRISPR is a genome editing tool that is creating a buzz in the science world. It is faster, cheaper and more accurate than previous techniques of editing DNA and has a wide range of potential applications.
Josiah will join us via Google Hangouts. Please come and listen or ask questions. You can find him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josiah-zayner-735b3293 and Twitter: @4LOVofScience. (https://twitter.com/4LOVofScience)