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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

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

Nuvisan, based in Waltrop, Germany, will use ERS'w Genomics CRISPR-Cas9 portfolio to help advance its clients' drug discovery and early development programs.

A study showed that chromothripsis, a mutational process that can lead to congenital disease and cancer, can result from on-target editing with Cas9.

The company showed that its chip can detect SNPs in models of sickle-cell disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, without the need for DNA amplification.

The genome engineering company has started shipping its Onyx platform commercially, including to the University of Liverpool's synthetic biology foundry GeneMill.

Researchers screened nine orthologs that had not been tried in plants before and identified six that possessed high editing activity in rice.

Italy has held talks with vaccine developers to manufacture mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to the Financial Times.

The Associated Press reports US officials are removing restrictions on fetal tissue research that were added during the Trump Administration.

The Biden Administration is investing $1.7 billion to detect and monitor SARS-CoV-2 variants.

In PLOS this week: genome instability in Aicardi-Goutières Syndrome, introduction of SARS-CoV-2 to the Colombian Amazon, and more.

Apr
21
Sponsored by
Mission Bio

This webinar, the first in a “Meet the Authors” series sponsored by Mission Bio, will discuss the application of single-cell analysis to decipher clonal evolution across several stages of disease development in myeloid malignancies. 

Apr
23
Sponsored by
Isoplexis

Recent advances in single-cell technologies have provided unprecedented -omic-level insights into cellular heterogeneity and function.