CNG Researchers in the News

Published: October 26th, 2017

Category: Feature

 

Impeding Transcription of Expanded Microsatellite Repeats by Deactivated Cas9

Drs. Eric Wang and Belinda Pinto have published new research in Molecular Cell this month.

Their research focuses on blocking the repetitive genetic sequences, found in microsatelitte diseases such as myotonic dystrophy types 1 and 2, using a deactivated form of Cas9 (dCas9).

Their work is highlighted in last weeks UFHealth Newsroom.

Click here to see the write up.

To download a pdf of the article click here.

Eric Wang, PhD

Eric Wang, PhD

Belinda Pinto, Ph.D.

Belinda Pinto, Ph.D.