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Genome Editing Applications in Drug Discovery and Target Validation

Genome editing tools such as CRISPR-Cas9 are reshaping what is possible within the biological sciences. This course will provide a focused introduction into some of the most pertinent applications of genome editing in drug discovery and target identification/validation. With practical methods in cell line generation and functional genomic screening, the course provides a perspective on how these technologies can work to enhance the pursuit of new drug targets and therapeutics.

Who Should Attend
Assay and HTS biologists
Those interested in drug discovery technology
Scientists working on functional genomics and genetic screens
Those wanting to learn the basics of CRISPR/Cas9 technology and how it can be practically applied

Course Benefits
Up-to-date information on the tools, methods and applications of genome editing
Workflows for typical experiments and practical use cases
Case studies

Course Topics
Genome engineering concepts
Gene editing in 2020: Workflows to creating knockouts and knock-in cell lines
CRISPR-Cas9 and beyond – tools of the trade
Applications of genome editing in functional genomics
Practical guides to using genome editing tools in genetic screens

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$90 for SLAS Members
$150 for Non-members