CRISPR Genome Editing: Practical Aspects of Precision Biology

Gain an overview of the general principles of CRISPR biology and the use of CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool for genome editing in this 4-week lecture series.

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CRISPR Genome Editing Laboratory: Practical Aspects of Precision Biology

Gain hands-on instruction on using CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool in this 3-week laboratory course. You will follow protocols demonstrating CRISPR editing, both in vitro and in vivo.

Enroll in the Laboratory

The future of genome editing is adapting, evolving and unfolding at lightning speed. Its impact on the future of technology, science and entrepreneurship is profound and promises to alter the way we address real-world medical and agricultural problems.

The latest advance in this emerging field is CRISPR biology and the use of CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool for genome editing.

CRISPR is infiltrating nearly every crevice of biology, leading to new discoveries and surprising applications. The fast pace of this technology captures news headlines daily, leaving the public to wonder how CRISPR will impact their lives. Understanding the reality of CRISPR's impending impact on the real world requires experienced biologists and other professionals whose business is deeply rooted in this technology.

Learn the latest applications, ethics and policy considerations with these specialized courses, offered with the Innovative Genomics Institute, an organization of diverse researchers devoted to advancing public understanding of genome engineering.

"CRISPR-Cas guides the future of genetic engineering."

Science. 2018 Aug 31;361(6405):866-869. doi: 10.1126/science.aat5011

Lecture—CRISPR Genome Editing: Practical Aspects of Precision Biology

MCELLBI X414 (1 semester unit)

Ideal for:

  • Students considering careers in scientific research or medicine.
  • Active researchers who want to learn to perform CRISPR in the laboratory.
  • Professionals in business or law who interact with colleagues in life sciences research

Lectures will be presented by experts and campus scientists who use CRISPR in their research.

Gain an overview of the general principles of CRISPR biology and the use of CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool for genome editing in this 4-week lecture series. Hear from guest experts and campus scientists who use CRISPR in their research. Study topics such as CRISPR immunity, genomics and sequencing technology, DNA repair, and genome editing safety and accuracy. You will also learn about applications of CRISPR technology in human and animal models, as well as genome editing ethics and policy considerations.

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Laboratory—CRISPR Genome Editing Laboratory: Practical Aspects of Precision Biology

MCELLBI X414.1 (1 semester unit)

Ideal for:

  • Students in the Genome Editing by CRISPR lecture course who want hands-on laboratory experience and access to CRISPR protocols.

Gain hands-on instruction on using CRISPR-Cas9 as a tool in this 3-week laboratory course. You will follow protocols demonstrating CRISPR editing, both in vitro and in vivo.

Enroll in the Laboratory