Mentors at Your Benchside

A good mentor can be the difference between success and failure. But what to do if you don't have help on hand? Mentors At Your Benchside provides curated help and advice from experienced researchers on various topics, from lab skills and techniques to career progression. Each short episode is bursting with easy-to-access help and advice that can improve your results and help you get the most out of your time in the lab.

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A Brief History of CRISPR-Cas9 Genome-Editing Tools

Updated 3 months ago.

#15 — In the last few years, CRISPR-Cas9 has become a popular genome editing tool, but have you ever wondered where it came from? In this episode, we explore the history of CRISPR-Cas9, from the first CRISPR discovery in 1987 to current applications in targeted genome and epigenome editing.

Read the full article to learn more about the history of CRISPR-Cas9 and to see a timeline of discoveries. [1]