Winner Announced of Genome Editing Quiz

The reward-winning quiz for the topic "How much do you know about the Genome Editing" has been completed by 35 participants, 2 among which with the first perfect score or the best comment have won the reward. 
Winners of the Genome Editing Quiz

Congratulations to our winners! Each of the winners can choose one of the following gifts (a canvas bag, hoodie or $20 Amazon gift card):

Win a reward from another quiz

The quiz campaign about Genome Editing has ended on 11/23/2020, however, you can still win a reward from the other one: 
Prize-winning quiz: How much do you know about Gene Therapy?

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Q1: Are scientists currently allowed to produce genetically modified human babies? (1 mark)

  • Yes
  • No

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Q2: When was the first genome editing paper published? (2 marks)

  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s
  • 2010s

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Q3: Which of the following tools is not used for creating DNA double stranded break in genome editing? (3 marks)

  • Meganucleases
  • Zinc finger nucleases
  • Transcription activator-like effector nucleases
  • DNA polymerase

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Q4: Which of the following research areas was CRISPR developed from? (4 marks)

  • Sheep cloning
  • Palindromic repeats
  • Bacteria fighting off viruses
  • Common cold

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Q5: Which of the following diseases is associated with the first "in body" human genome editing therapy? (5 marks)

  • Down syndrome
  • Hunter syndrome
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer disease

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9 Reply

Given the actual Genome Editing technologies, one interesting question would be "what diseases we'll be able to fight during the next 5 or 10 years". Nonetheless, in the next decade or so, all of these tools / technologies will advance so much that it will be tough to think about where it all started...

Loved the quizzes developed by molecular cloud. It gives me a chance to look over the topics in which I am highly interested in over the past years in more depth. Thanks for working over this smart phenomenon Molecular Cloud!!

Some questions about the future could be cool :p, also, let's make a quiz about synbio hahaahaha

Excellent question Thank you.

Great quiz, thanks c: Is amazing to think how many things we can improve with this new biotechnologies!

Exciting quiz; genome editing has so many applications. I'm curious to see the Future implications of It, especially in the medical field.

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