Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The perturbed genes will be identified by barcodes associated with single guide RNAs, and read using an in situ sequencing method.

Among the winners are a number of investigators who will receive funding to support omics-focused research.

The British CRISPR software developer is turning to investment platform SyndicateRoom as it looks to commercialize its products and expand into the US.

Thermo Fisher will sell Synthego's synthetic guide RNA products under the Invitrogen TrueGuide brand. 

Researchers have used the gene-editing tool to disrupt a gain-of-function mutation in mice and human tissues that leads to glaucoma.

Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.