Address: 490 Arsenal Way, Watertown , Massachusetts, United States, 02472



Phone: 617-233-4363

Addgene is a nonprofit plasmid repository located in Watertown, MA. Addgene’s mission is to accelerate research and discovery by improving access to useful research materials and information. Addgene facilitates the sharing of high-quality scientific materials, research reproducibility, and open science by archiving and distributing DNA-based reagents and associated data to scientists worldwide. Addgene’s repository contains over 70,000 plasmids, including special collections on CRISPR, optogenetics, and chemogenetics. Addgene also provides ready-to-use AAV preparations of popular plasmids as a service to scientists. Addgene offers free online educational resources including a viral vectors eBook, and protocols on techniques such as AAV production.