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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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Want to dive into a cell in virtual reality, explore a protein in augmented reality, and extract DNA in.... actual reality? Visit @igisci next Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm for our Community Science Day! Activities for all ages including lab tours, video games, and more! @SynBioBeta
Introducing... phage pins! @christineliuart is selling enamel pins based on some of the IGI glossary icons we created together. The first image/color is this adorable black & silver phage, which will be in stock very soon. Stay tuned for more!
Today's the day! Our undergraduate #CRISPR Journal Club starts tonight. All @UCBerkeley undergrads are invited. Come for the pizza, stay for the science!
1 week until our #CRISPR journal club! This fun opportunity just for @UCBerkeley undergrads will teach students how to read papers and guide them through the rapid advancements in genome editing. Please RSVP here 👉 🍕🍕🍕 provided!