Deerfield Management

The new company hopes to turn recombinant adeno-associated virus-based gene editing, which has minimal off-target effects, into new therapies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences has filed a prospectus for the resale of up to 5.5 million shares of its stock, issuable upon the exercise of warrants.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences reported after the close of the market Tuesday that its fourth-quarter revenues fell 52 percent year over year but were up sequentially as product revenue jumped from the third quarter.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.