Walter Isaacson - THE CODE BREAKER: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Please join us at the JCC Uptown for a special evening with Walter Isaacson presenting his recent book, THE CODE BREAKER.

New Orleans native Walter Isaacson, the bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci , Steve Jobs, Einstein and Benjamin Franklin, returns to the JCC to share his newest work, The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race. Offering a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies, Isaacson looks at both the potential, far-reaching consequences and the moral implications of their gene-editing technology.

"The Code Breaker marks the confluence of perfect writer, perfect subject and perfect timing. The result is almost certainly the most important book of the year.” – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Admission is free and open to the community. A reservation is required, as are masks and proof of vaccination.

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Please also show your support by treating yourself to a signed copy of The Code Breaker.from Octavia Books using the link below. We will also have copies available for purchase at the event. A portion of salesf are donated to the JCC in support of future literary programs.

Event date: 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Event address: 

JCC Uptown - 5342 St. Charles Avenue - New Orleans, LA 70115
The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982115852
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 9th, 2021

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