Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The collaborators have signed a two-year research and license option agreement to develop novel T-cell therapies for cancer using genome editing technology.

The agricultural company said it will use the licensed technology to develop improved and sustainable crops.

The researchers observed that eliminating these microsatellite repeat expansion RNAs in patient cells reversed some hallmark features of the diseases.

The National Cancer Institute-led team used a CRISPR-based approach to identify genes like APLNR that, when mutated, make cancers resistant to immunotherapy.

The statement recommends that germline genome editing in humans not culminate in pregnancy, but supports in vitro research into potential clinical applications.

NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.

Sep
12
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PerkinElmer

This webinar will cover recent advances in the use of CRISPR for generating animal models and cell lines.