SOURCE: Synthego


November 29, 2016 09:00 ET

Synthego's 12 Days of CRISPR Educates Scientists on CRISPR Genome Editing, Offers Grants Totaling $100,000 of Synthetic RNA

Genome engineering solutions company provides tools and resources to help conduct successful CRISPR experiments

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 29, 2016) - Synthego, a leading provider of genome engineering solutions, today announces its 12 Days of CRISPR for researchers and scientists around the world interested in learning about CRISPR experiments. As part an effort to make CRISPR accessible to all researchers and to help conduct successful high efficiency experiments, Synthego is offering resources and research grants totaling $100,000 consisting of high quality synthetic CRISPR RNA.

Starting on December 1, the 12 Days of CRISPR focuses on helping researchers with ways to successfully conduct their first CRISPR experiment or to increase the efficiencies of their CRISPR research. The schedule of events, designed to educate, show and enable CRISPR experiments, includes a number of resources, tools, and giveaways:

  • First week of December:
    • Dec. 1: Launch of CRISPR Survey
    • Dec. 2: CRISPR 101 eBook
  • Second week of December:
    • Dec. 5: CRISPR Editing Efficiency Webinar
    • Dec. 6: CRISPR Design Tools Review
    • Dec. 7: Synthego Sponsored Lunch & Learn
    • Dec. 8: SynBioBeta Raffle & Membership Offer
    • Dec. 9: Genome Engineer Day
  • Third week of December:
    • Dec. 12: Synthetic RNA Info Kit
    • Dec. 13: Protocols Guide
    • Dec. 14: The State of CRISPR Webinar
    • Dec. 15: How to Run CRISPR Experiments eBook
    • Dec. 16: $100,000 Research Grant Giveaway

"Our goal is to help researchers around the world to successfully conduct CRISPR experiments for the advancement of science," said Ted Tisch, COO at Synthego. "With the 12 Days of CRISPR, we hope to bring the research community together through a fun and educational series of activities built around the sharing of useful information and tools that they can leverage for their CRISPR research."

Synthego is focused on delivering synthetic CRISPR RNA products with the highest editing efficiency, fastest turnaround time, and lowest costs for scientists. The company's flagship product line, CRISPRevolution, is the world's leading synthetic CRISPR RNA portfolio and includes EZ RNA Kits, sgRNA, custom and modified RNA, and pre-designed libraries.

For more information about Synthego's 12 Days of CRISPR, including the full schedule and sign up form, visit There is no cost to participate.

About Synthego
Founded by former SpaceX engineers, Synthego is a leading provider of genome engineering solutions. The company's flagship product, CRISPRevolution, is a portfolio of synthetic RNA designed for CRISPR genome editing and research. Synthego's vision is to bring precision and automation to genome engineering, enabling rapid and cost-effective research with consistent results for every scientist. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, Synthego customers include leading institutions around the world.

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