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Has your 2015 iGEM team signed up for free gBlocks® Gene Fragments? 150 other teams have.

Opportunity for 2015 iGEM teams to receive up to 20 kb of free gBlocks Gene Fragments, and to get access to 2 online webcasts that help teams design successful parts for their projects.

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DNA Day: Celebrating the Impact of Our Genomics Research on Society and Looking Toward the Future

What will be the impact of genomics on our science and society in another 38 years from now, the 100th year anniversary of Crick and Watson’s discovery? Read the winning entries of our 2015 DNA Day essay contest that asked researchers to describe their predictions for the impact of genomics in 2053.

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IDT ISO 14001 Sustainability Award Enabling Discovery in Biodiversity

This regional contest is open to all academic researchers in Southern California and the winner will receive $14001 of Oligo Credit from IDT. For 2015, the award will focus on biodiversity. Future awards may focus on other regions and other areas of study. www.idtdna.com/sustainability

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CRISPR + Gibson Assembly® Approach Addresses Cloning Limitations

A method for combining CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and the Gibson Assembly® Method to seamlessly assemble large DNA constructs.

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CRISPR Genome Modification: Getting Started

Learn how CRISPR/Cas9 can be used for genome modification and get connected to the CRISPR resources available on our website.

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DNA Oligo Ordering Through IDT Now Faster, Easier

We have updated our Custom DNA Oligo ordering system with a faster, streamlined workflow; an integrated OligoAnalyzer® calculator, and a more efficient bulk input

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Get Just the Targets You Need in NGS Capture Panels

There are several disadvantages to purchasing fixed target capture panels or having custom panels manufactured. A solution is to create your own custom NGS target capture panels from stocked human gene probe pools.

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Improving Uniform Coverage of Targeted Sequences for NGS

The challenges researchers face for obtaining uniform coverage of NGS data and how IDT xGen® Lockdown® Probes are uniquely positioned to facilitate uniform sequence coverage.

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The HeLa Genome—The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks to Biomedical Research

HeLa cells are used in research laboratories throughout the world, including at IDT, and have greatly impacted scientific findings since they were first developed. A bestselling book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”, by Rebecca Skloot, describes the history and policy issues surrounding the creation and use of the HeLa cell line.

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You want a unicorn with your oligos? Umm, yeah we can do that!

Injecting a little fantasy into your biological reality.

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