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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

The system uses chemical epigenetic modifiers to activate the expression of target genes by recruiting an endogenous chromatin-activating machinery.

Two new grants are helping the company develop its SHERLOCK and INSPECTR technologies as the basis for creating innovative diagnostics.

The company's platform is based on nucleotide deamination, a process that occurs naturally in cells and doesn't create a permanent edit in the genome.

The collaborators hope to establish new models of human disease using patient-derived stem cells, with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

The prime editing technique has strengths that are complementary to nuclease-based editing and base editing.

Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.

Nov
13
Sponsored by
Agena Bioscience

This webinar will discuss advances in detecting MET and NTRK variants in tumor samples, which can help clinicians determine the appropriate therapy for cancer patients.