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Jennifer Tsang

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

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Chromoproteins: Colorful Proteins For Molecular Biology Experiments

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Feb 4, 2020 9:15:00 AM

The ocean is full of striking visuals from fluorescent jellyfish, bioluminescent phytoplankton, and colorful corals, to name a few. What’s behind these sights are an abundance of biological molecules like chromoproteins, fluorescent proteins, and luminescent proteins. While fluorescent proteins and luminescence have been widely used in biological research for a long time, chromoproteins are just now being developed for a broad range of biological inquiries. 

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Topics: Fluorescent Proteins, Other Fluorescent Protein Tools

Congrats to the 2019 Deck The Lab Winners

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Jan 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

The holidays may be over, but signs of holiday spirit still linger (despite the unseasonably warm weather we had last weekend). We’ve spent the last week perusing the Deck The Lab contest submissions on Twitter and Instagram and we’re excited to share these creative entries as the winners of the 2019 contest.

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Topics: Fun at Addgene, Addgene News

Help Us Name Blugene’s New Virus Friend

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Jan 7, 2020 8:55:00 AM

UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Stay tuned to see the finalists and vote for your favorite!

Our mascot who has supported us over the past eight years now has a new friend to join them. Blugene would like you to meet... 

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Topics: Fun at Addgene, Addgene News

Our Most Popular Blog Posts from 2019

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Dec 31, 2019 9:26:00 AM

Farewell 2019, and hello 2020! As we're gearing up to start a new decade, we’re also looking back at the last year of scientific discovery. We’ve documented many new tools on the Addgene blog and have created and updated guides on various topics in biology over the past year: CRISPR, optogenetics, chemogenetics, plasmids, fluorescent proteins, careers, and more. These resources can now be found in one place: the Educational Resources page.

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Topics: Inside Addgene, Addgene News

What's New in CRISPR - December 2019

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Dec 17, 2019 9:37:19 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 (such as these recent blog posts on prime editing, IgnaviCas9, and Nanoblades), but we hope that this blog series will help you find more new CRISPR tools for your research!

This time:

  • CRISPRi in Burkholderia
  • Base editors
  • CRISPR toolkit for epitope tagging
  • Lentiviral capsid-based Cas9/gRNA ribonucleoprotein delivery
  • Cytosine deaminase for RNA editing
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Topics: CRISPR, Other CRISPR Tools

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