Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

News on CRISPR, gene editing, RNAi in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

At the AGBT conference this week, the DNA synthesis discussed the new capture products and its overall business.

London-based LGC said that the acquisition increases its exposure to the next-generation sequencing and gene editing markets.

Whitehead Institute researchers were able to restore nearly full FMR1 expression in a fragile X syndrome iPSC cell line.

Research teams and commercial firms are increasingly using genome editing to address farm animal health and welfare, from viral resistance to physical traits.

The researchers found that it's not necessary to design individual guide RNAs for each DMD mutation or excise large genomic regions with pairs of guide RNAs. 

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.

Mar
08
Sponsored by
Swift Biosciences

This webinar will discuss an optimized protocol for methyl-CpG binding domain sequencing (MBD-seq), which enables comprehensive, adequately powered, and cost-effective large-scale methylome-wide association studies (MWAS) of almost all 28 million CpG sites in the genome.

Apr
03
Sponsored by
Dovetail Genomics

Proximity ligation technology generates multi-dimensional next-generation sequencing data that is proving to solve unmet needs in genomic research. 

Apr
05
Sponsored by
Labcyte

This webinar will discuss how acoustic liquid handling can reduce the time and costs for labs performing carrier screening with next-generation sequencing.