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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The system uses the Cas13 nuclease to identify target sites in various RNA viruses and then destroy them.

Last week's SynBioBeta conference was indicative of the high degree of interest in the synthetic bio space from omics research tool vendors.

The company said its test is faster, more precise, and cheaper than the current gold standard Cepheid GeneXpert test.

The researchers repurposed type I variants of class 1 CRISPR systems to make them usable for DNA targeting and transcriptional control.

The Boston-based synthetic biology firm said it will use the funds to grow its cell programing platform, which it will make available to startups.

New research shows that scientists need to do a better job of including a wider diversity of African genomes in their analyses, STAT says.

A new paper in Science shows that men are still winning a large majority of the most sought-after NIH grants.

Nature Research and the Estée Lauder Companies are awarding efforts to encourage girls to pursue careers in the STEM fields.

In Science this week: beneficial genetic variants inherited from archaic Neanderthal and Denisovan hominins, and more.

Oct
23
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This webinar will illustrate how single-cell methylation sequencing can be applied to gain significant insight into epigenetic heterogeneity in disease states, advancing cancer research discoveries.