May '21 - Series on hiatus

A BIG thank you to the speakers and attendees of the HMS Genome Engineering Seminar Series (GESS). The series is on hiatus through Summer '21. Recordings of previous seminars are in the "Past Seminars" tab. Sign up for the mailing list to hear any updates.

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Topic: Genome Engineering Seminar Series at HMS

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Virtual Seminar Series at Center for Genome Engineering UMN:

2021 Conference Genome Writers Guild:

Addgene technical tips and reagents:

Educational materials at IGI:

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When is it?
-Meetings are currently on hiatus

Who can attend?
-Everyone in the world is welcome to attend the meetings.
-Announcements will go out to a mailing list.
What is the format?
-1hr virtual meetings (zoom webinar), 2x presenters, 30min each (20min presentation + 10min questions).
-Questions can be asked using the chat function or by raising their hand to be unmuted.

Who presents:
-First authors of recent (<1yr) genome engineering papers or manuscripts

How is it organized?
-Email announcements via opt-in mailing list

Are the talks recorded?
-If speakers consent, the recordings will be available as a link on our website. See the "Past seminars" tab.

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Past Seminar Schedule

2021 Apr 26

Jihye Park and Roger Zou


Monday, April 26, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

2021 Apr 12
2021 Mar 29

Nader Alerasool and Leo Vo


Monday, March 29, 2021, 1:00am to 2:00pm



Nader AlerasoolTaipale Lab, University of Toronto

An efficient KRAB domain for CRISPRi applications in human cells. Nat Methods. 2020 

"Systematic characterization of transcriptional regulators by site-specific protein recruitment"

Leo Vo, Sternberg lab, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
2021 Mar 22
2021 Mar 15
2021 Mar 01
2021 Feb 15



Monday, February 15, 2021 (All day)

Holiday, no seminar.
2021 Feb 08
2021 Jan 18



Monday, January 18, 2021 (All day)

Holiday, no seminar.

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