Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

CRISPR/Cas13d RNA editing system: A new scissor to clip HIV RNA

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


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Principal Investigator(s)
Kulkarni, Viraj
Funded by
Texas Biomedical Forum
Research Start Date

The major goal of this project is to use a new tool like CRISPR/Cas13d to cleave HIV RNA. An HIV RNA-targeting strategy that efficiently and simultaneously targets multiple conserved sites , will result in the eradication of HIV from the cells.

Collaborative Project
Basic Research
Infectious Disease