Morgan L. Maeder, PhD

Editas Medicine, Scientist

What is your current professional status?


What is your work setting?


What is your scientific area of research?

Gene editing and gene therapy

Why do you want to be a mentor?

It is one of several ways in which I seek to be an active participant in the gene therapy community.

As a mentor, what are you hoping to gain from this experience?

Connect and form relationships with members of the gene therapy community.

How important are the following in the selection of a mentee?
(1 – 5 scale, 1 = most important, 5 = least important)

  • Compatibility of Scientific Specialties: 3
  • Geographic Location: 4
  • Professional Status / Success: 2
  • Compatibility of Career Path: 1 (most)
  • Communication Style: 1 (most)

Summarize in a brief paragraph (150 words or less), please provide a biography that describes who you are and what you do in the field of gene and/or cell therapy.

Morgan Maeder has been working in the field of gene editing for over a decade. At Editas Medicine, she works on translating the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology into therapeutic approaches to treat inherited retinal disease.

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