Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

By using array-synthesized guide-donor oligonucleotide pairs, the team's gene editing technique allows accurate and detectable phenotyping in yeast cells.

The company — which was cofounded by David Liu, Feng Zhang, and Keith Joung — has licensed base editing technology from Harvard and the Broad Institute.

A panel at the Biology of Genomes meeting discussed the ethical, legal, and social ramifications of germline gene editing.

Researchers used CRISPR-Cas9 screening assays in mouse and human cells to track down point mutations in the PARP1 gene that boost resistance to PARP inhibitor drugs.

The technology behind Mammoth's platform bears a striking resemblance to the CRISPR-based SHERLOCK platform developed by researchers at the Broad Institute.

The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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