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Video: Genome Engineering with CRISPR-Cas9

Jennifer Doudna tells the story of how studying the way bacteria fight viral infection turned into a genomic engineering technology that has transformed molecular biology research. In 2013, Doudna and her colleagues developed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene expression system that, when introduced into animal cells, makes site-specific changes to intact genomes. CRISPR-Cas9 is more precise, more efficient, and less expensive than other genome editing tools and, as a result, has facilitated a wide range of studies that were previously unachievable.

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Jennifer Doudna (UC Berkeley / HHMI): Genome Engineering with CRISPR-Cas9

YouTube video by iBioMagazine, March 2017

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