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Reference Icon Redbook Genome Engineering Videos

Dr. Le Cong, the first author of one of the seminal articles from Dr. Feng Zhang's Lab (Science, February 2013), has created a series of videos about genome engineering and the CRISPR-Cas system. Visit the Zhang Lab page and forum to learn more.

Genome Engineering: Motivation

Genome Engineering - Motivation video

This video provides background on the importance of genome engineering in life science research.

Genome Engineering: Basic Principles

Genome Engineering - Basic Principles video

This video includes clear diagrams of how genome engineering can be used to modify the genome.

Genome Engineering: Existing Technologies

Genome Engineering - Existing Technologies video

This video discusses the different technologies for modifying the genome: CRISPR-Cas, TALEN, and Zinc Finger. It outlines important factors to consider when selecting which technology to use in the lab.

CRISPR-Cas Technology and its Applications

CRISPR/Cas Video

This video reviews the background for the CRISPR-Cas technology and discusses applications, providing data as appropriate. The talk ends with a detailed comparison of CRISPRs to other available genome engineering technologies.