An Exciting Development, CRISPR Lets UW-Madison Researchers Edit Genes

Human cells that have been engineered to glow red by CRISPR. Photo courtesy of Kris Saha

On a crisp, sunny February afternoon in Kris Saha’s lab in Madison, doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering Nicole Piscopo put a petri dish of cells underneath a high-powered microscope. The cells, which were gene-edited to include a gene from sea anemones, were glowing red.

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