Learn how CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing works and how it's being applied in our world today
Last updated 08/2022
What you'll learn
✔️ Gain an introductory overview of the CRISPR/Cas9 Revolution
✔️ Learn how CRISPR gene editing works to change DNA
✔️ Understand how scientists discover and engineer new Cas variants
✔️ Describe the applications of CRISPR gene editing in our world
✔️ Learn how a drug goes from research to the clinic
✔️ Review the ethical considerations of CRISPR gene editing
This course includes:
Q&A discussion forum
6 downloadable resources
Access on mobile and TV
12 research exercises
Hard of hearing access
~10 hours, self-paced
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How an idea turns into a CRISPR drug
CRISPR Foundations is an online CRISPR course where you will learn what CRISPR is, how it works, and how it's revolutionizing our world. Your instructor, Dr. Kris, starts at step 1 - what is CRISPR? And by the end, you'll know how CRISPR actually rewrites DNA and how scientists are expanding the CRISPR toolbox through metagenomics and protein engineering. Plus, a very deep dive into the CRISPR cure for sickle cell disease. Finally, ever wondered how an idea in someone's head gets turned into a drug? That's the last stop of this tour. Learn how new ideas are formed and tested, the checkpoints for moving them forward in clinical development, and the various occupations available throughout this drug product development lifecycle.
Veer Narmad South Gujarat university
2 weeks ago
Thank you for the amazing course. The presentation was perfect and many opportunities to ask questions and talk about real life examples and applications, which made the sessions enjoyable and informative.
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Kris Tatiossian, PhD is a scientist with 10 years of experience working with genome engineering tools in both the academic and industry setting. She has multiple, peer-reviewed publications and awards for her research, speaking engagements, and mentorship.
4.8 course rating • 62 ratings
a month ago
As well as expanding my CRISPR kowledge, i feel a notably improvement at the time of doing a listening exercise for the C1 exam and my vocabulary has also been enhanced through this weeks.
1 week ago
Well, there are very few things to nit-pick from the programme as it is a well laid programme with plenty of information and easy accessibility.
2 months ago
Loved the course! Thank you so much for putting together this platform!
3 weeks ago
I am not very interested at science commercialization, or actually I struggle in understanding information related to companies and laws. but I enjoined the CRISPR ethics part.