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Name NR Faber MSc
FirstnameNicky
Emailnicky.faber@wur.nl

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DescriptionPhD candidate
OrganizationDepartment of Plant Sciences
Organization UnitLaboratory of Genetics
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I've completed my BSc Biology and MSc Bioinformatics at WUR. Now, I’m a PhD candidate working on gene drive research. I'm very excited to contribute to the conservation of biodiversity. 


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During my PhD I'm doing research on gene drive. Gene drive technology has the potential to sustainably and effectively control pest populations, which could be of huge benefit when controlling invasive species, agricultural pests, or vectors of human disease. 

This YouTube video gives a good introduction about the technology in the context of malaria, although it doesn't describe recent advancements which offer improved safety:

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