The method, called negative enrichment, protects DNA regions of interest prior to degrading the surrounding DNA, making the target fragments easier to read.
As they dig into the data on He Jiankui's genome editing experiment, CRISPR researchers say the work he did raises many scientific questions.
Even as He Jiankui expressed pride in the work he had done to alter the CCR5 genes of twin embryos, researchers and ethicists decried him as misguided.
After acquiring Dharmacon, as well as licensing a wide array of editing technologies, Horizon has built itself into a repository of knowledge and tools.
The firm's CEO Kevin Ness said confirmation of MAD7's editing activity in human HEK293T cells shows the potential for Inscripta's technology.
The technology behind Mammoth's platform bears a striking resemblance to the CRISPR-based SHERLOCK platform developed by researchers at the Broad Institute.
Conducting studies on Latina and African-American women produces population-specific insights on the genetics of the disease that aren't possible to glean in European-heavy GWAS.
Plenary session Chairwoman Elaine Mardis said the presentations made it clear how great the need is for interdisciplinary science as data becomes ever more complex.
The researchers have made the pipeline, called CRISPRdisco, free for other scientists to use through Github, and are hoping the community will also help refine and update it.
The startup was cofounded by the Broad Institute's Feng Zhang and Harvard's David Walt among others, and raised $15.6 million in June.
A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.
Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.
In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.
Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.