Advancing genome research for a better world


To develop and deploy genome engineering to cure disease, ensure food security, and sustain the environment for current and future generations.

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We're #hiring ***6*** new research assistants in Berkeley and San Francisco! 🌉 We're looking for applicants who are excited about advancing novel tech for in #CRISPR therapeutics! You should have a BA/MS, but extensive experience is *not* required.
Thanks to all our volunteers and our 300+ visitors for making our annual community "Be A Scientist" day so much fun! Families had a blast extracting DNA from 🍓, making candy models of 🧬, exploring inside a body with VR, touring research labs, looking through 🔬, and more!
Love #CRISPR and California?! 🧬🌴 Come work with us at the IGI! We're #hiring 2 new postdocs and 6 new research assistants in Berkeley and San Francisco! Please retweet and share with friends and colleagues! More info and application links here:
For #veteransday2019, we want to highlight a recent STEM extension to the GI Bill, which provides up to an additional $30k of funds to #veterans pursuing STEM degrees, or veterans with STEM degrees pursuing teacher certifications. 🇺🇸 More info here:
.@ucdavis grad student Isaiah Mohr talks about engineering viruses to deliver new traits to plants, weeds as "a testament to the will to live and continue on that is in us all," and using the 5 second rule in lab classes! 🌱🧬 #TBT #MeetAnIGIScientist
“I am working in the laboratory all day long, it is all I can do. I am better off there than anywhere else." Marie Curie—physicist extraordinaire, first woman to win a @NobelPrize, and only person to win two—was born #OTD in 1867. Read more here: