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NPOD seminar Irina Polejaeva (Utah State University)

“Genome Editing in Small Ruminants: Biomedical Model Development”

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Nebraska East Union
Additional Info: NEU
Contact: Verona Skomski, (402) 472-3862, vskomski@unl.edu
Dr. Irina Polejaeva is a Professor of Developmental Biology in the Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences at Utah State University (USU) and is also a member of the USU Veterinary Diagnostics and Infectious Diseases Team. Her primary research interests are: 1) the development of genetically engineered large animal models for biomedical and agricultural applications using Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer (SCNT) and CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing techniques; and 2) cloning efficiency improvement through understanding the molecular mechanism of epigenetic reprogramming.

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