NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Editas Medicine announced today that it has signed a licensing deal with Massachusetts General Hospital for intellectual property related to the use of CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN genome-editing technologies for human and veterinary therapeutic applications, as well as broad agricultural use.

Separately, Editas said that it had struck similar deals with Duke University, Harvard University, and the Broad Institute for CRISPR/Cas9 and TALENs IP for the development of human therapeutics.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.