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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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On Wednesday, we had a blast hosting a #scicomm workshop for our members, run by @TyFordFever! Participants practiced de-jargonizing a paper abstract, talking with a journalist, coming up with science metaphors, and more.
Welcome, Nomura lab! Happy to have you 😄 Dan Nomura @DanNomuraExcited to move to our new lab space in ⁦⁦@igisci⁩ !! Come visit our lab on the third floor of the Innovative Genomics Institute Building ⁦@UCBerkeley⁩ !
New year, new job? We have *five* open positions at different levels! We're looking for a comms director, a functional genomics postdoc, and three research assistants. More info & application links here: Genomics Institute @igisciDo you know how to fit all the pieces together into a strategic #scicomm plan? We're #hiring a comms director—come work with us! Please RT and tell qualified friends and colleagues. Apply here:
THREAD We've had a great year! We received $20 million to create CRISPR therapies for radiation sickness ☢️, made a major push on delivery with our RIDER awards 🚚, and funded early career researchers with our SKCF and entrepreneurial fellowships 👩‍🔬! More highlights ⬇️
Happy holidays! We're hope you're having as much fun celebrating as we did at our holiday party earlier this month.