Federico Gonzalez Grassi

Cell Biology, Genetics, Cancer Research



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  • Aug 2015
    Ramón y Cajal - Biomedicine - Ministry of Economy and Competitivity (MINECO) - Spain
  • Jan 2015
    Best of Cell Stem Cell 2014 selection: An iCRISPR Platform for Rapid, Multiplexable, and Inducible Genome Editing in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.
  • Nov 2011
    New York State Stem Cell (NYSTEM) Science Fellow - Center for Stem Cell Biology of the Sloan-Kettering Institute


Advances in next-generation sequencing and genome-wide association studies have led to the rapid discovery of a vast amount of disease-associated mutations. In order to elucidate the genes and molecular pathways underlying complex human conditions, we have developed an iCRISPR platform for fast, efficient and inducible genome editing in hPSCs. We are now combining iCRISPR and tissue engineering to develop 3D organoid models to study different aspects of human development and disease.

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