Welcome to the Genome Editing Core at UIC!  To use the Core's DNA/RNA design and production, mouse or cell line services, go to the Project Initiation page and submit a request. Information about our amplicon sequencing service and sequencing requests can be found on the Sequencing page. You can also check out the news below or subscribe by email to stay updated when we add new videos, protocols, or services.

GEC Manuscript Publication

posted Nov 30, 2017, 9:16 AM by Genome Editing Core

Congrats to Shuo Huang for her recent publication in Cancer Research.
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GEC manuscript publication

posted Mar 17, 2017, 11:21 AM by Genome Editing Core   [ updated Mar 17, 2017, 11:22 AM ]

Congrats to Haixia Gong and Menglin Liu for the genome editing publication in Scientific Reports.
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New Illumina Miniseq is here!

posted Mar 17, 2017, 11:19 AM by Genome Editing Core

The GEC is now running a new next gen sequencer dedicated to analyzing genome editing experiments. Low cost and fast turnaround for amplicon sequencing is now available. Check out the Sequencing tab for more info.

First GEC publication

posted Mar 17, 2017, 11:15 AM by Genome Editing Core

Congrats to Brian Shy and the first manuscript published from the GEC in Nucleic Acids Research.
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posted Nov 20, 2014, 1:59 PM by Genome Editing Core   [ updated Mar 17, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

Buy one Get one Deal from IDT

posted Oct 9, 2014, 9:45 AM by Genome Editing Core

The folks at IDT are offering a special offer to new users of gBlock synthetic DNAs.

Order one gBlock as part of a Genome Editing Core project and you get a second gBlock free of charge. Contact the GEC for details.

For more information about gBlocks, see: http://www.idtdna.com/pages/products/genes/gblocks-gene-fragments

Workshop Details

posted Aug 14, 2014, 9:39 AM by Brian Shy

The Genome Editing Core and IDT will be presenting a workshop on August 27th from 11am-1pm in the MBRB Auditorium. Food will be provided, please see the attached flyer for full description. 

Introductory Workshop - August 27th

posted Aug 4, 2014, 8:45 AM by Brian Shy   [ updated Aug 4, 2014, 8:54 AM ]

The Genome Editing Core is open for business. We will be hosting a workshop together with IDT to introduce Crispr/Cas9 based tools and explain some of the services we offer. The workshop is currently scheduled for August 27th in MBRB. Details to follow. 

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