Luke Gilbert, PhD

Asst Professor in Residence
Department of Urology
+1 415 514-4827

The Gilbert lab's expertise is in synthetic biology, functional genomics and cancer biology. We use genome scale screens, genetic interaction mapping and genome engineering to model and map the genetic and epigenetic causes underlying why some patients are cured and others are not by cancer therapy. 

Primary Thematic Area: 
Cancer Biology & Cell Signaling
Secondary Thematic Area: 
Human Genetics
Research Summary: 
The Gilbert lab's expertise is in synthetic biology, functional genomics and cancer biology.
Featured Publications: 

Compact and highly active next-generation libraries for CRISPR-mediated gene repression and activation.

eLife

Horlbeck MA, Gilbert LA, Villalta JE, Adamson B, Pak RA, Chen Y, Fields AP, Park CY, Corn JE, Kampmann M, Weissman JS

Genome-Scale CRISPR-Mediated Control of Gene Repression and Activation.

Cell

Gilbert LA, Horlbeck MA, Adamson B, Villalta JE, Chen Y, Whitehead EH, Guimaraes C, Panning B, Ploegh HL, Bassik MC, Qi LS, Kampmann M, Weissman JS

CRISPR-mediated modular RNA-guided regulation of transcription in eukaryotes.

Cell

Gilbert LA, Larson MH, Morsut L, Liu Z, Brar GA, Torres SE, Stern-Ginossar N, Brandman O, Whitehead EH, Doudna JA, Lim WA, Weissman JS, Qi LS