Our Mission

MillerLab_Washington_University_Gel1_smallThe Genome Engineering Center (GEC) at Washington University uses engineered endonucleases to create targeted modifications of mammalian genomes in order to speed scientific discovery, validate therapeutic targets, and increase scientific productivity.

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The Genome Engineering Center is a core facility offering a variety of custom genome editing services.

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MillerLab_Washington_University_Robot1_smallZinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs), and clustered regularly spaced palindromic repeats (CRISPRs) are powerful tools in genome engineering.

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