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National Geographic Magazine - August 2016


Technology Rewrite Our DNA?

TED Radio Hour interviews Sam Sternberg


Bay Area Embraces
CRISPR-Cas9 Technology

Discover Magazine takes a tour of the Bay Area’s active biotech world

The Future of Genomics Research DNA Editing - Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI)

IGI Institute Launch

November 2016


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CRISPR-C2c2: New addition to CRISPR toolbox may be useful as a low-cost diagnostic

Researchers in collaboration with IGI Executive Director Jennifer Doudna have expanded the role of the newly discovered CRISPR protein C2c2 that targets...

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CZI Biohub Launches New Biomedical Research Partnership

A new Bay Area research initiative was launched this morning by Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg and their Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which will invest...

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IGI Institute Launch

The Innovative Genomics Initiative will relaunch in November 2016 as the Innovative Genomics Institute, a consortium of laboratories with expanded research...

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CRISPR Technologies in Research and Beyond

In this new Nature Biotechnology article, IGI Executive Director Jennifer Doudna and early CRISPR innovator Rodolphe Barrangou (NC State University)...

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Dan Rather in Conversation with Jennifer Doudna

Dan Rather talks with IGI Executive Director Jennifer Doudna about her development of CRISPR-Cas9 technology, the breakthrough genomic engineering tool...

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Genomic Engineering Made Simple

IGI Executive Director Jennifer Doudna is featured in this video from ABC Catalyst — a division of the Australian Broadcasting Commission — which...


How Will CRISPR Technology Rewrite Our DNA?

In this interview on the TED Radio Hour program entitled “What Makes Us … Us,” – and his TEDMED 2015 talk – Sam Sternberg...

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Medicine’s Big Breakthrough

In this BBC documentary featuring genetic engineering, BBC’s Fergus Walsh talks with CRISPR pioneer and IGI Executive Director Jennifer Doudna, ...

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Gene editing with CRISPR-Cas9

What is CRISPR-Cas9? How does it work? How do we edit genes? CRISPR-Cas9 technology is enabling scientists to engage in groundbreaking research in areas...

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Blog - Making the Cut

September 12, 2016 0 Comments

Improved knockout with Cas9

Cas9 is usually pretty good at gene knockout. Except when it isn’t. Most people who have gotten their feet wet with gene editing have had an experience like...

August 29, 2016 0 Comments

Safety for CRISPR

This post is all about establishing safety for CRISPR gene editing cures for human disease. Note that I did not say this post is about gene editing off-targets....

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