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CRISPR/Cas Mediated Genome Engineering in Mice - Webinar

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 2:08:00 PM

CRISPR/Cas Mediated Genome Engineering in Mice

Webinar - The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, United States

Targeting multiple genes in one generation? Systematically modulating individual components of a system in a few years rather than decades? The promises of precise, combinatorial, efficient methods for genomic engineering are exciting. The CRISPR/Cas technology applied to mouse genetic engineering could quickly advance scientific understanding of disease mechanisms by allowing researchers to ask complex questions and find answers much faster than with traditional gene targeting approaches. During this webinar, Dr. Haoyi Wang, one of the developers of this revolutionary technology will share how CRISPR/Cas has been used successfully in mice to generate endogenous knock-in alleles, conditional (“floxed”) mutations, as well as multiple mutations in a single generation. Join us for this presentation as we discuss the following topics:

How CRISPR/Cas9 works to modify host genomes

How this technology compares to similar technologies

Way Ways in which CRISPR/Cas9 has been used to make targeted mutations and insertions

Technical challenges and practical considerations

Guest Presenter:

Haoyi Wang, Ph.D., Adjunct Faculty, The Jackson Laboratory

Moderators: 

Wenning Qin, Ph.D., Associate Director, Genetic Engineering Technologies, The Jackson Laboratory

Kathy Snow, Ph.D., Manager, Technical Information Services, The Jackson Laboratory

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(Courtesy of The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, via allied-eng.com)

For more information, please visit: http://jaxmice.jax.org/webinar/2014/CRISPR.html

March 27, 2014 (1pm)

Online

The Jackson Laboratory, 610 Main Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609

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