Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The Somatic Cell Genome Editing program was established earlier this year to help remove barriers from the adoption of genome editing for treating patients.

In exchange, Editas has the exclusive right to be the first to negotiate for licenses to genome-editing inventions that arise from the sponsored research.

The approach generates a gRNA against a common genetic element called the flippase recognition target, making genome editing faster and scarless in E. coli.

By combining iPSCs, CRISPR gene editing, and transcriptomic approaches, researchers examined the effects of an Alzheimer's disease risk variant on brain cells.

The NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the university and its affiliate will use the patents to expand their cell-based research service offerings.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

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