Webinar: Validating and Scaling CRISPR Applications

Date: 17 October 2017 Location: Online event City: Online event Country: Online event
Presented by GEN, sponsored by Lonza
Available For On-Demand Viewing

The therapeutic potential of the genome editing system CRISPR-Cas9 has ignited the imaginations of basic science and clinical researchers. It seems that almost every day investigators are developing innovative ways to utilize the gene editing technology as an intervention for treating a vast array of diseases. As this cutting-edge science rapidly advances, it is important for researchers to have a firm grasp on appropriate target validation techniques and scalable methodologies that will allow CRISPR technology to progress efficiently. These topics and more are addressed in this 60-minute, free GEN webinar.                                                    


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  • Shondra Miller, Ph.D.
    Director/Assistant Member
    Center for Advanced Genome Engineering (CAGE), St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


  • Alexander Marson, M.D., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    UCSF School of Medicine


You Will Learn:

  • How various site-specific nuclease validation assays compare when determining the efficiency of the CRISPR-Cas9 system
  • Modalities for incorporating CRISPR into primary human cells, along with techniques for effective scale-up