licensing agreement ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to GenOway ERS Genomics was founded to provide access to CRISPR-Cas9 intellectual property shared by Emmanuelle Charpentier, Jennifer Doudna, and others. Crown Bioscience Licenses Cell Line Portfolio From NCI, ATCC The ATCC deal gives CrownBio access to more than 140 cell lines now and 4,000 cell lines in the future, and the NCI deal gives the firm access to 100 cell lines. Guardant Health to License IP to Foundation Medicine for $25M, Royalties Under Settlement Agreement The parties have agreed to settle patent infringement lawsuits filed by Guardant against Foundation Medicine, now a Roche subsidiary. Dutch Seed Firm Bejo Takes License to Corteva Agriscience, Broad Institute CRISPR IP Corteva and Broad have been nonexclusively licensing their respective CRISRP-Cas9 intellectual property for agricultural applications since 2017. ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to GenScript Biotech GenScript said it will use the license to improve its own synthetic sgRNA, gRNA plasmid, gRNA library, and cell line engineering services. May 11, 2021 Sherlock Biosciences Foundation Grants License to Rokline Health for COVID-19 CRISPR Tests May 10, 2021 TellBio Raises $5M in Series A Round, Inks Deals With Genetron, ARUP for Liquid Biopsy Platform May 4, 2021 Phenomix, Mayo Clinic Ink Licensing Deal for Obesity Phenotype Blood Test May 4, 2021 Harvard Licenses Nasal Swab Collection Tech to Rhinostics May 3, 2021 Sherlock Bio Foundation Licenses CRISPR Tech to LogicInk Apr 29, 2021 Valted Seq Lands Exclusive Rights to Evaluate Johns Hopkins Neurodegenerative Disease Dx Assays Apr 21, 2021 Sherlock Bio Foundation Licenses CRISPR Tech to Cooper International, United PPE for COVID-19 Tests Apr 19, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to Nuvisan Mar 10, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to Setsuro Tech Mar 3, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Feb 23, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to Korean Biotech Firm G+FLAS Life Sciences Feb 23, 2021 DNA Script Exclusively Licenses Modified DNA Printing Technology From Baseclick Feb 19, 2021 Qiagen Launches 'Digital Partner' Program to Expand Bioinformatics Reach Feb 16, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to CRO ZeClinics Feb 4, 2021 Qiagen Takes Over Commercial Sales of Sanger's COSMIC Database Premium Feb 4, 2021 RNA Disease Diagnostics to Develop Point-of-Care Coronavirus Test With Newly Licensed Tech Feb 1, 2021 Interpace, Rutgers, Mass General Sign Deal for Pancreatic Cyst Risk Assessment Biomarker Dec 28, 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Development of CRISPR as a Diagnostic Platform in 2020 Premium Dec 23, 2020 Arbor Biotechnologies Licenses Gene Editing Tech to Lonza Dec 15, 2020 Burning Rock Biotech Licenses Oncocyte Lung Cancer Assay Load More Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.