CRISPR gene editing: Can we make cancer cells easier to kill?

For years, Eric B Kmiec, PhD, and scientists at the Gene Editing Institute have worked on developing new methods to make cancer cells more susceptible to chemotherapy.

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Upcoming Presentations

New Castle Chamber of Commerce's 2nd Annual State of the County

Date 16th July 2024

Location University of Delaware's Clayton Hall Convention Center

Presenter Dr. Eric Kmiec

8th International Conference on Nucleic Acids & CRISPR

Date 29-30 July 2024

Location Online

Presenter Dr. Natalia Rivera-Torres

9th International Conference on Cancer Research & Drug Development

Date 18-20 November 2024

Location Boston, MA

Presenter Dr. Eric Kmiec

Press Releases

Carolina Partners with ChristianaCare Gene Editing Institute to Launch CRISPR in a Box™ Kits for High School Science Labs

Carolina and the Gene Editing Institute introduce Nobel Prize-winning technology and STEM 2023 Awards Finalist kit to give students hands-on, cutting-edge lab experience of cell-free gene editing.

Eric Kmiec, Ph.D., Named Editor-in-Chief of Gene and Genome Editing

Eric Kmiec, Ph.D., executive director and chief scientific officer of ChristianaCare’s Gene Editing Institute, has been selected as editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Gene and Genome Editing. Kmiec served three years on the journal’s board prior to this new position.

ChristianaCare Gene Editing Institute’s Amanda Hewes Selected as a 2023 Outstanding Delaware Woman in STEM by Million Women Mentors

Hewes was among honorees at a special event held at Delaware Legislative Hall

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