NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Gene editing technology company Inscripta said today that it plans to acquire Solana Biosciences, a life sciences company founded in 2017 by former Illumina employees.

The acquisition will help accelerate the commercialization of Inscripta's gene editing tools by assembling a life science product development and manufacturing pipeline for precision gene editing, the firm said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.