The Kleinstiver Lab
The Kleinstiver Lab is located in the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Department of Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Reach out and join us!
News + things happening in the Kleinstiver Lab
Back in the lab after shutdown!
After a long pause on wet-lab research, we're back in the lab. Stay safe everyone!
virtual PQE celebration
Logan Hille (Harvard BBS PhD candidate) passed his PQE (preliminary qualifying exam) this week. Congrats, Logan! 💯🎉
Keystone Engineering the Genome
Katie travelled to Canada to present her and Russell's latest work at the Keystone 2020 Conference, held in the beautiful city of Banff, AB.
📸 cred: @JulesGrünewald
CGM Holiday Party
Another great holiday party with the Center for Genomic Medicine @ MGH, hosted at the Liberty Hotel, Boston
Kleinstiver Lab Holiday Celebration
Holiday party complete with creatively wrapped yankee swap gifts, lab ornaments, and our newest lab member
Our first lab outing to an escape room was a huge success (especially with 4 first-timers). Crush Depth at Trapology was great. Next: to complete all escape rooms in Boston..
"If you can cook,
you can science"
A very belated lab holiday celebration! During our cooking class at Eataly we learned how to make fresh cavatelli pasta with a garlic, parmesan, sausage, and broccoli rabe sauce. Delizioso!
Journal Club: Class 1 CRISPR systems
Serendipitous day to choose papers that discuss Class 1 CRISPR systems for our Journal Club, given the recent publication from the Ke and Zhang labs (describing the use of Cas3 for long-range genome editing in human cells). Assist from the IGI with the CRISPR cards.
We are recruiting motivated researchers for a Research Technician I or II position. This is a great opportunity to gain 2 years of research experience in the genome editing field, especially for those who are looking for additional training prior to applying to graduate school. Link to application here.
Fancy new lab logo
Science animator extraordinaire Joy Horng helps us design our new lab logo - thanks!
Let us know what you think!
Cas12a paper published!
Our work describing enhanced Cas12a variants, done in the Joung Lab, published in Nature Biotechnology! Thanks to all in the Joung lab and collaborators at MGH who made this possible! Special acknowledgement to Alex and Russell who worked day (and night) for a long time for this one.
Lab work begins!
All stocked up and ready to go..
Russell wins a Poster of Distinction Award at MGH Clinical Research Day - congrats Russell!
CGM Annual Retreat
Russell presents a 60-second lightning talk on genome editing and Cas12a!
+ Ben gave a seminar on all things planned for the Kleinstiver Lab.
Here we go!
A blank canvas, soon to be full