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Joshua Modell

  • Assistant Professor



  • School of Medicine

Joshua Modell, Ph.D. is assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is known for his work on the widely used gene-cutting system CRISPR-Cas9. His laboratory uses an integrated approach, combining molecular biology, next-generation sequencing, functional genomics, biochemistry, bioinformatics, and time-lapse microscopy.

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CRISPR-Cas9 'scissor' tool may be a genetic 'dimmer switch' as well
Published Jan 29, 2021
Molecular biologists and geneticists from Johns Hopkins identify the role of specialized RNA in repressing gene activity

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