A CRISPR Bite, Episode 1 : "The first bite"

Last changed: 30 October 2023

Release date: 27 September 2023.

CRISPR gene-editing technology is making many advances in the medical world, but you’re more likely to first encounter CRISPR on your plate. In this episode, we walk you through how CRISPR works, its opportunities and why some people worry that the risks may outweigh the potential benefits.

Teaser trailer: Introducing A CRISPR Bite (40 sec)

Trailer: Welcome to A CRISPR Bite (1 min)

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A CRISPR Bite is supported by the Jean Monnet Network, which is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union through the GEAP-3 Network. This podcast does not reflect the views of our funders. 

This podcast was co-written and hosted by Dr. Lauren Crossland-Marr. Our executive producer is Corinne Ruff. She co-wrote, edited and produced the show. Jake Harper edited this episode. The show was sound designed and engineered by Adriene Lilly. Aaron Crossland made our theme music. Rachael Marr designed our logo.  

Thank you to the GEAP-3 team! Special thanks to Matthew Schnurr, Klara Fischer, and Glenn Stone for their support and advice on this podcast. 



  • Sonja Lindberg, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University 
  • Dr. Michael Antoniou, Reader in Molecular Genetics, King’s College, London
  • Claire Robinson, Editor, GM Watch


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The podcast series A CRISPR bite, is part of the research project GEAP3 - Public Perception Hub (GEAP3 - Genome Editing and Agricultural Policy, Practice, and Public Perceptions - an international social science research consortium that explores how key developments in gene editing are framed and governed, with particular focus on agriculture development and social justice).

Link to the Public Perception Hub project webpage: https://wwww.slu.se/geap3 

Link to the GEAP3 website: https://www.geap3.com/

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