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Addgene Newsletter, January 2024


Hi Reader,

This is a special year for Addgene — we’re turning 20! All through 2024, we’ll be celebrating on our blog and across our social media. We are so thankful to all of you for twenty years of sharing science! 

In the rest of this newsletter, you’ll find: 

  • Addgene’s transition to Bluesky
  • CRISPR 101 eBook in Spanish 
  • New depositor badges 
  • Hot Plasmids
  • Coupon Code
Addgene Transitioning to Bluesky

Addgene will no longer be using X, formerly Twitter. Our ‘microblogging’ content will now be posted on Bluesky,, and we are exploring other emerging platforms. You can find more information about this decision in our recent blog post

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Spanish CRISPR 101 eBook

¡Viva la ciencia! CRISPR 101, nuestro libro electrónico de primera edición, está disponible ahora en español. Muchas gracias a Daniel Mejías Sánchez quien nos regaló esta traducción. 

Our CRISPR 101 eBook, 1st edition, is now available in Spanish! Many thanks to Daniel Mejías Sánchez, who gifted us this translation.

Depositor Badges

Let people know your materials are on Addgene with an updated depositor badge for your lab website! The HTML code, with a personalized link, is available on your Addgene PI page. You can also customize your organization’s page with key facts and statistics by emailing

Depositor badge for Melina Fan Lab.


Winter Savings from Addgene

Click the link for a $20 off coupon.  

Expires February 29, 2024