A high-throughput strategy for dissecting mammalian genetic interactions

Victoria B. Stockman, Lila Ghamsari, Gorka Lasso, Barry Honig, Sagi D. Shapira, Harris H. Wang

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Comprehensive delineation of complex cellular networks requires high-throughput interrogation of genetic interactions. To address this challenge, we describe the development of a multiplex combinatorial strategy to assess pairwise genetic interactions using CRISPRCas9 genome editing and next-generation sequencing. We characterize the performance of combinatorial genome editing and analysis using different promoter and gRNA designs and identified regions of the chimeric RNA that are compatible with next-generation sequencing preparation and quantification. This approach is an important step towards elucidating genetic networks relevant to human diseases and the development of more efficient Cas9-based therapeutics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere0167617
JournalPloS one
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • General

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    Stockman, V. B., Ghamsari, L., Lasso, G., Honig, B., Shapira, S. D., & Wang, H. H. (2016). A high-throughput strategy for dissecting mammalian genetic interactions. PloS one, 11(12), [e0167617]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167617