CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Modification Technology Training Course in Dictyostelium discoideum
NBRP Nenkin will hold CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Modification Technology Training Course by Dr. Muramoto of Toho University, who first introduced CRISPR/Cas9 system in Dictyostelium discoideum, as follows.
Dates: Monday, February 20, 2023 - Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Place: Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Toho University, Chiba, Japan
If you wish to attend the course, please send your name, affiliation, and e-mail address to Dr. Kuwayama at ( ) by Monday, February 6, 2023.
Participation in the course is free of charge, but participants are responsible for their own transportation and accommodation expenses.
The social amoebae, cellular slime molds, are nonpathogenic eukaryotic microorganisms and known
for their unique life cycles shuttling between unicellular and multicellular stages.
Since the amoebae are easily amenable to molecular biological manipulations, they serve as
useful model organisms for both basic and applied sciences.
As NBRP Resource Center, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba,
takes care of the biological resources of the social amoebae in Japan,
and distribute them upon request from domestic and oversea users.