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Genome Editing Plants


What Does it Cover?

The CRISPR/Cas genome editing system has revolutionized almost every aspect of the life science industry. This exciting method is rapidly advancing fundamental plant research, and plant biotechnology. In this webinar, we introduce strategies for gene editing in plants with our portfolio of CRISPR/Cas9 plant vectors and discuss the application as it pertains to experimental design, delivery mechanisms, and target validation.

What Will You Learn?

  • Brief overview genome editing in plants
  • Proof of concept and formats MilliporeSigma supports for plant genome editing
  • Tools for choosing gRNAs for gene KO for you next plant genome editing experiment
  • Example from the literature of successful gene editing approach in plants

Who Should Attend?

  • Academic
  • Industry
  • Plant researchers


Casey Jowdy, Ph.D.


CRISPR Product Specialist, Genome Editing Tools

Casey Jowdy obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular genetics from Ohio State University. Over the past 15 years, Casey has gained research experience through his doctoral program, postdoctoral fellow, and industry-related work where he worked on projects related to the genetics of the central nervous system development, heart failure, cancer and rare undiagnosed human diseases. Currently, Casey works in the functional genomics group. In his present role, he works with a team of scientists to use CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing tools to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of gene function. Our life science business offers a complete set of products for the interrogation of complex biological questions.

Webinar Information


  • Advanced gene editing

Clinical testing and diagnostics manufacturing

  • Duration:17min

  • Language:English

  • Presented:Mon, May 14, 2018