Gene Editing


This is an illustration to accompany an article entitled "Gene editing: the next generation of personalised cancer treatment" in which International Innovation's Stephanie Spurr speaks with Professor of Cell and Gene Therapy at UCL, Waseem Qasim, and explores how gene editing is contributing to far greater success in this field.

The editor, Steph, asked me to focus on the article's reference to "the insertion, deletion or replacment of DNA in the genome of an organism using engineered nucleases known as molecular scissors". She wanted this put across in a way that made it clear this is a metaphorical term used to describe a complex genetic-engineering technique.

Published in International Innovation (2016)