Lab News

December 10, 2014

Ami’s paper on protein engineering of transcription factors to enhance genetic reprogramming is published in ACS Synthetic Biology.

December 1, 2014

Duke University licenses technology developed in the Gersbach Lab to Editas Medicine, a startup company focused on therapeutic genome engineering. Read the release from Editas,Duke, and others.

November 3, 2014

The Duke iGEM team is a awarded a gold medal at the 2014 iGEM Giant Jamboree.

October 23, 2014

Ami's collaboration with the Leong Lab on reprogramming cell lineage with CRISPR/Cas9-Based transcription factors is published in Stem Cell Reports.

October 17, 2014

Charlie is Guest Editor of a special issue of ACS Synthetic Biology on Engineered DNA-Binding Proteins.  Read Ami and Charlie's introduction to the issue and check out Pablo's image on the cover.

September 29, 2014

Charlie contributes a commentary on genome engineering to the 10th Anniversary Issue of Nature Methods, and Lauren's image is featured on the cover.

September 1, 2014

Josh Black is awarded an NIH Predoctoral Fellowship from the Duke Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering. Congrats Josh!

August 15, 2014

We welcome Tyler Klann and Liad Holtzman as our newest BME PhD students.

August 13, 2014

Ami and Dave's paper on a lentiviral system for multiplex genome engineering with CRISPR/Cas9 is published in Nucleic Acids Research.

July 8, 2014

Ami's review on engineered TALE- and CRISPR/Cas9-based transcription factors is published in Methods.

June 27, 2014

Pratiksha, Lauren, Ami, and Dave all present at the FASEB Science Research Conference on Genome Engineering. Congrats to Pratkisha, Lauren, and Dave for winning student travel awards!

June 24, 2014

We receive funding from the Duke-Coulter Translational Partnership Program to advance our work on genome editing for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.