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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Francisco used CRISPR activation (CRISPRa) to identify enhancers of a gene that affects development of T cells, and thereby elucidate the occurrence of autoimmune disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Crohn's disease.

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Jun
04
Sponsored by
NanoCellect

This webinar will discuss a study that used CRISPR/Cas9 to engineer mice harboring risk variants associated with glaucoma in order to assess their functional relevance. 

Jun
06
Sponsored by
NRGene & Illumina

This webinar will discuss the impact of affordable de novo genome assemblies on crop research.