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Welcome Elena Slobodyanyuk !

We'd like to welcome Elena Slobodyanyuk to join our lab!  Elena is a MCB undergraduate student, currently working with Jenny Shin on using CRISPR/Cas9 to investigate genetic pathways that control hematopoietic stem cells. 

Welcome Beeke Wienert !

We’d like to welcome Beeke Wienert to join our lab as a postdoctoral researcher.  She received her PhD in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from ...

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We’d like to welcome Beeke Wienert to join our lab as a postdoctoral researcher.  She received her PhD in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry from UNSW Sydney in 2016 and then continued to work as a postdoctoral researcher investigating molecular mechanisms of hemoglobin disorders with Merlin Crossley.  Her main research interests are transcription factors, their binding profiles and how genomic variation causes disease and she is currently using CRISPR/Cas9 to study transcriptional programs of red blood cell enucleation.

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Welcome Arik Shams !

We would like to welcome Arik Shams to join the IGI/Corn Lab as a graduate student researcher.  His research focus will be targeting Cas9 to endogenous cellular substrates.

Welcome Rachel Lew and Leo Chen!

We would to like welcome Rachel Lew and Leo Chen, undergraduate students to join our lab!  Rachel and Leo will be working under the supervision of their graduate student mentors, Mandy Bootanrat and Alan Wang respectively.

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How-to-guide to use Cas9 RNP for high efficiency genome editing

IGI Project Scientist Mark DeWitt and Scientific Director Jacob Corn have published a paper ” Genome editing via delivery of Cas9 ribonucleoprotein...

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IGI Project Scientist Mark DeWitt and Scientific Director Jacob Corn have published a paper ” Genome editing via delivery of Cas9 ribonucleoprotein” with our collaborator Professor Dana Carroll in Methods recently.  This is a how-to guide for how to use the Cas9 RNP for high efficiency genome editing. It walks the reader through experimental design, the editing workflow itself, and analysis of edited cells.

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Welcome, Jonathan Vu!

We're delighted to welcome Jonathan to join our lab as a Research Associate.  He has been working as a volunteer before and will continue to work with Mark DeWitt in the sickle cell research project.

Thomas Barnes from Intellia Therapeutics gave a talk to Corn Lab

The management and research teams from Intellia Therapeutics came to visit UC Berkeley today. Thomas Barnes, Ph.D., the Senior Vice President of Innovative...

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The management and research teams from Intellia Therapeutics came to visit UC Berkeley today. Thomas Barnes, Ph.D., the Senior Vice President of Innovative Sciences & eXtellia, and his teams shared their scientific expertise in CRISPR/Cas9 technology and clinical development experience to the members in Corn lab.

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Benjamin Gowen will attend the 2017 Immune Regulation in Autoimmunity and Cancer Keystone Conference

Corn Lab post-doc Benjamin Gowen is attending the 2017 Immune Regulation in Autoimmunity and Cancer Keystone Conference in Whistler, British Columbia ...

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Corn Lab post-doc Benjamin Gowen is attending the 2017 Immune Regulation in Autoimmunity and Cancer Keystone Conference in Whistler, British Columbia from March 26-30, 2017.  If you’re attending the meeting, you should come by poster #1030 to see his work on the discovery of an autoimmunity-associated IL2RA enhancer. 

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