September 21, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

CRISPR

3 min read

Why is CRISPR Cas9 gene editing such a big deal? Imagine being able to make mutations in any gene you wanted say in stem cells in a relatively simple, quick and affordable fashion? Sounds exciting, huh? Every so often a new kind of technology comes along in the biomedical sciences that is a true game changer. I’m talking about revolutionary technologies. Think ES cells and knockout mice, PCR, and iPS cells. Many of the biomedical scientists I know are raving about a relatively new technology …Read More