Modifying RNA Splicing with Morpholinos

In this episode of Pharma's Almanac TV, Jon Moulton, Operations Manager at Gene Tools, explains how Morpholinos –– short antisense oligo chains ––work, how they can be leveraged to modify RNA splicing, and how Gene Tools can help customers design optimal sequences. 

Jon Moulton, Ph.D.

Jon Moulton is a scientist with Gene Tools LLC. He covers many functions with ever changing tasks, officially called the Biology and Special Projects guy. He designs antisense sequences, builds equipment, exhibits at conferences, writes, helps with experimental design, fixes things, maintains a literature database, and troubleshoots. Jon holds degrees in chemistry and biology and a Ph.D. in environmental sciences and resources: biology from Portland State University. He was hired at Gene Tools in 1999, when there were four employees.