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CRISPR has become an increasingly popular tool for genome editing, in part because it is highly flexible and relatively easy to implement compared to other technologies. However, for scientists beginning to work with this method, the wide range of products and variety of editing approaches can be overwhelming. In this webinar, Justin Barr will provide a simple explanation of the steps for planning your experiment, including guide RNA design, an overview of delivery methods, and options for measuring editing results. He will also discuss how to generate specific mutations in the genome using homology-directed repair (HDR).

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

9:00 am CDT (UTC-5 hours)
1:00 pm CDT (UTC-5 hours)

Presenter: Justin Barr

Product Manager of Functional Genomics
Integrated DNA Technologies

Justin Barr is the Product Manager of Functional Genomics at IDT, where he works closely with the research team to develop new tools for improving molecular biology research. Justin has a BS in Biology from the University of Iowa, with an emphasis in genetics and biotechnology. He is also currently pursuing an MBA at the Tippie School of Management at the University of Iowa. Prior to joining IDT, Justin worked for six years in the laboratory of Dr David Motto at the University of Iowa, studying the effects of VWF and ADAMTS13 on endothelial dysfunction.