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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Southern University of Science and Technology's He Jiankui ignited a firestorm of epic proportions at the Second International Human Genome Editing Summit in Hong Kong this week when news broke through the Associated Press and through a series of self-produced YouTube videos that he had used CRISPR-Cas9 technology to disable the CCR5 gene in the germline genome of twin embryos in order to mak

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This webinar will provide an overview of alternatives to the popular Cas9 nuclease used in CRISPR gene editing.

Oct
23
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This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.