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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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It's hard to keep up with CRISPR news amidst the alternating hype and melodrama. Our first lay-friendly "IGI Perspective" piece tackles Monday's big paper: Bottom line: Cas9 sometimes makes larger changes to the genome than we thought – good to know.
You've probably realized that we do a lot of genome editing by now, but what are we actually doing? We now have summaries for 38 of our current projects! Browse them all here:
One week countdown until the start of our undergrad #CRISPR course! Over 3 weeks, lucky @UCBerkeley students will perform their own CRISPR and genome editing experiments, all while learning directly from top scientists. Learn more ➡️
Big IGI news day. Our new scientific director of biomedicine is... @UCSF's Alex Marson! Alex is a brilliant and talented scientist, and we’re excited to see where he’ll take this branch of our research. Welcome, Alex! And welcome to Twitter, @marsonlab!
The French have achieved 💯 percent knockout efficiency! ⚽️ #FRABEL