Davies, Kevin, PhD


Kevin Davies, PhD, Executive Editor, The CRISPR Journal, Author, Editing Humanity

@KevinADavies, davieskev @ gmail.com

Kevin is currently the Executive Editor of The CRISPR Journal and editor-at-large for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. He is the founding editor of Nature Genetics and Bio-IT World, and the former editor-in-chief of Cell Press, highlighting three decades in science publishing.

Kevin is the author of several popular science books including Cracking the Genome (2000) and The $1,000 Genome (2010). He co-authored DNA: The Story of the Genetic Revolution with Nobel laureate Jim Watson and Andrew Berry (2017) His new book – EDITING HUMANITY: The CRISPR Revolution and the New Era of Genome Editing – was published in October 2020 by Pegasus Books.

Kevin holds an MA in biochemistry from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics from the University of London. He held two postdoctoral research positions at MIT and Harvard Medical School before seeking refuge from the lab in science publishing.

Listen to the interview with Kevin (published December 2020) https://mendelspod.com/podcasts/story-crispr-youve-never-read-it-kevin-d...

(published in 2013) Listen to an interview with Kevin



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