Recent News


The Saha Lab is proud to be part of the newly announced NSF Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies. Check out the press release here and stay tuned for exciting discoveries in the field of CAR T therapy!


Our review of solutions to manufacturing challenges in producing CAR T cells is now online. Check it out on the Publications page.


Pre-print of the latest Saha Lab publication is now available on bioRxiv. Check out our latest work on the use of micropatterned substrates to dissect human somatic cell reprogramming on our Publications page!


Lots of award winners in the Saha Lab! Congratulations to Nicole Piscopo, a Recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Ben Steyer, for his NIH-funded F30, and Katie Mueller for acceptance into the BioTechnology Training Program.


The Saha Lab is hiring postdocs on new NIH-funded project. We are looking for highly motivated scientists with great enthusiasm for gene editing and/or stem cell research and the ability to creatively solve problems. Check out our Join Us page or the job posting here for information on how to apply.


Saha Lab is highlighted in the Press. You can find our thoughts on recent gene-editing advances in the LA Times, STAT News, and Wisconsin State Journal.


Congratulations to Ryan! Happy to see our undergrads thrive and move on to bigger, better positions. Ryan is a recipient of the prestigious Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship.


Congratulations to Dr. Ty Harkness - the lab's first PhD alumnus!


Congratulations to Nicole! A 2016 St. Baldrick's Summer Fellow. The Future of Childhood Cancer Research @St.Baldricks. Story.


The Saha Lab was recently invited on WORT 89.9 to discuss the possibilities of gene-editing as well as the risks. Give it a listen!


Jared's paper entitled "High-Content Analysis of CRISPR-Cas9 Gene-Edited Human Embryonic Stem Cells is now available on our Publications page.


Our research featured on the cover page of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, "Alleles in Allegro". See Press.


Jared's work is highlighted in a Feature Article in a leading biotech magazine, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN): ow.ly/Wr2ts.


Going strong into the new year another Saha Lab publication has been accepted. Ben Steyer's work on optimization of Cas9 delivery strategies is now available in Acta Biomaterialia.


Jared Carlson-Stevermer passes his Qualifying Exams.


Congratulations to Jared! His manuscript on using high-content imaging to watch CRISPR-Cas9 genome surgery in action in human embryonic stem cells is accepted by Stem Cell Reports. (see Publications).


CRISPR/Cas9 technology has gripped the imagination of researchers everywhere. But what is the most prudent path forward as we look to bring new genetic cures to the public? Read about it in our current Issues paper on our Publications page.


New paper on the influence of cell geometry on reprogramming by Ty Harkness, Ryan Prestil, and Stephanie Seymour is now published in Biotechnology Journal. Go to our Publications page to check it out!


The Saha lab has just been chosen to be part of a new, exciting effort to broaden understanding of toxins' effect on the body. Learn more about it here.


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