The Corn Lab

The Corn Lab develops and uses next-generation genome editing and regulation technologies. We work on both fundamental biological discovery and potential therapies for human genetic diseases. Our focus is the mechanisms by which cells repair their DNA, maintain and differentiate hematopoietic stem cells, and dispose of entire organelles. Through technology development, mechanistic cellular biochemistry, and translational projects, we are working to unravel complex cellular phenotypes to further biological understanding and improve human health.

Our work is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the European Research Council, the NCCR RNA & Disease, the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the NOMIS Foundation, and the Lotte and Adolf Hotz-Sprenger Foundation.

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April 11, 2021

Welcome to Xiaojing

Xiaojing received her Ph.D. from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Science in 2020, working with Dr. Scott Keeney on the mechanism to regulate meiotic...

April 11, 2021

Welcome to Danielle

Danielle received her Ph.D. from Brandeis University in 2021 where she worked with Dr. James Haber to characterize the mechanisms of gene editing via single...

March 29, 2021 -

Moritz awarded a PhD fellowship

Moritz was awarded a Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) PhD Fellowship for his project to understand cell type-specific DNA repair preferences during genome...

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Questions and/or comments about Corn Lab and its activities may be addressed to:

JACOB.CORN@BIOL.ETHZ.CH

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