Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The team used CRISPR to inactivate a gene in colon organoids, and found that a specific DNA repair defect underlies a mutational signature in some cancers.

The institute will provide gene editing services and genetically modified cell lines to Analytical Biological Services.

The nonexclusive license allows Arcadia to use the patented technology to develop nutritional and agricultural productivity traits in its core crops.

The investment bank began coverage with an Outperform rating, noting that Horizon's recent acquisition of Dharmacon is highly complementary and synergistic.

The team aims to release the new resource sometime next year, with the hope that it will become as widely used as other institute databases.

A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.