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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The Broad will now offer licenses for both its own CRISPR IP and MilliporeSigma's to companies using CRISPR in their research and development activities.

The company is aiming to create a suite of products that can help researchers and manufacturers engineer various genomes at scale for multiple purposes.

The process challenges claims made in certain UC Berkeley patents on the use of CRISPR-Cas9 to edit eukaryotic genomes.

During the five-year collaboration, the partners will research disease-causing gene mutations and develop new CRISPR-based technologies for drug discovery.

The firms will collaborate to develop Synlogics pipeline of synthetic medicines using Ginkgo's microbial programming and optimization platform.

The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.

US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.

In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.

Aug
28
Sponsored by
Horizon Discovery

This webinar will provide an overview of alternatives to the popular Cas9 nuclease used in CRISPR gene editing.