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Jennifer Tsang

Jennifer Tsang is the Science Communications and Marketing Coordinator at Addgene.

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2018 #DeckTheLab Contest Winners

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Jan 15, 2019 9:19:48 AM

The holidays may be over, but signs of holiday spirit still linger on around the Addgene office as we peruse the #DeckTheLab submissions. We asked all of the Addgenies to pick their favorites out of the bunch and here’s what ended up on top.

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Topics: Fun, Inside Addgene

Phage Directory: From Phage Therapy to a Repository of Phage Information

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Jan 10, 2019 9:38:39 AM

When Jessica Sacher, a microbiologist from the University of Alberta, saw that scientists were using Twitter to find phages to treat an antibiotic resistant bacterial infection, she shared that tweet with Jan Zheng, a UX designer that she knew. “We had actually met at a lindy hop swing dance event,” Zheng says (networking can happen anywhere!). The pair quickly teamed up to create Phage Directory in a whirlwind three days in November 2017.

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Topics: Science Communication, Interview, Scientific Sharing

15 Years of Addgene: The Top 15 Plasmids

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Jan 8, 2019 8:54:52 AM

15 years of plasmid sharing has certainly taken us on many adventures...From moving office locations three times, to opening our UK office in 2014, to starting our viral vector service in 2016...we’re excited to help scientists share their reagents with the scientific community.

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Topics: Plasmid Technology, Scientific Sharing, Inside Addgene

2019 Michael Davidson and Roger Tsien Commemorative Travel Awards

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Jan 7, 2019 10:05:42 AM

Are you a masters student, PhD student, or postdoc using fluorescent proteins in your research? Consider applying for the Michael Davidson and Roger Tsien Commemorative Travel Awards.

To commemorate their innumerable contributions to the development of fluorescent protein tools, biological research, and their dedication to scientific sharing, Addgene is once again seeking applications for the Michael Davidson and Roger Tsien Commemorative Travel Awards. These $2,000 USD awards will be open to any masters students, PhD students, or postdocs traveling to an academic conference in the next year (April 2019 - March 2020) who can demonstrate that fluorescent proteins have or will have an impact on their research.

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Topics: Fluorescent Proteins

What's New in CRISPR - Winter 2018

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Dec 18, 2018 8:17:40 AM

In this quarterly blog series, we’ll highlight a few of the new CRISPR plasmids available at Addgene. We will still periodically focus on specific CRISPR plasmid tools more in-depth, but we hope that this blog series will help you find new CRISPR tools for your research.

 

 

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Topics: CRISPR

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