Recent News

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):

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.

Welcome to our two new grad students, Nicole Piscopo and Latonya Simon!

Stephanie Seymour wins Best Poster at the University of Tokyo Amgen Scholars Conference and Best Presentation at the Japan Amgen Scholars Symposium.

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!

Our new collaborative paper on CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to dissect signalling in human embryonic stem cells was accepted into Stem Cell Reports! Alex Laperle et al., α-5 Laminin synthesized by human pluripotent stem cells promotes self-renewal. See the release on our Press page.

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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