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Jennifer Tsang

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

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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

Six Spooky Science Stories and Halloween at Addgene

Posted by Jennifer Tsang on Oct 31, 2019 9:06:51 AM

Plasmid pumpkins, team costumes, and spooky science stories. Yes, please!

At Addgene, we love finding ways to incorporate science themes into our fun activities and Halloween is no exception. For the past 10+ years, Addgenies have formed teams, chosen a theme for the costume, and did their best to claim the costume contest trophy. We’ve had teams dressed up as plasmids, Blugene, and the Addgene ping pong table.

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Topics: Inside Addgene, Addgene News

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