Dan Burk

University of California, Irvine

Guest

Chancellor's Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine and an expert on patent law

Dan Burk on KCRW

Mapping the human genome began "the biological gold rush of the 21st Century," with companies now owning patents on 4000 human genes.

Genetic Breakthroughs: Patents and Profits

Mapping the human genome began "the biological gold rush of the 21st Century," with companies now owning patents on 4000 human genes.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

These images show LA’s struggles and victories during the Trump years, and how activists and new leaders emerged.

from KCRW Features

Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

from The Treatment

Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.

from Greater LA

George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.

from The Business

President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

from KCRW Features

Long Beach is already vaccinating residents ages 65 and older. Grocery store workers are making appointments, and educators start getting vaccinated next week.

from KCRW Features

With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

from Greater LA

“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

from KCRW Features

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States.