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.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.

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