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Erik J Sontheimer PhD

Professor and Vice Chair, RNA Therapeutics Institute, Pillar Chair in Biomedical Research

Research Focus - CRISPR-Cas Biology and Genome Engineering Applications

  • Biology and mechanism of RNA-based gene regulation
  • CRISPR interference
  • RNA-directed genome editing and gene control

Representative Publications

  • Self-inactivating, all-in-one AAV vectors for precision Cas9 genome editing via homology-directed repair in vivo. Ibraheim R, Tai PWL, Mir A, Javeed N, Wang J, Rodríguez TC, Namkung S, Nelson S, Khokhar ES, Mintzer E, Maitland S, Chen Z, Cao Y, Tsagkaraki E, Wolfe SA, Wang D, Pai AA, Xue W, Gao G, Sontheimer EJ.Nat Commun. 2021 Nov 1;12(1):6267. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26518-y.PMID: 34725353 Read Publication