He Jiankui faces three years in prison for CRISPR babies

MIT Technology Review

The Chinese scientist and two associates were sentenced after a secret trial.

Dec 30, 2019

The Chinese scientist who created the world’s first gene-edited children has been sentenced to three years in prison by a Chinese court.

He Jiankui, a biophysicist trained at Rice University and Stanford, shocked the world last year with his claim to have created genetically modified humans, twins referred to as Lulu and Nana.