NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has granted a license to scientists at the Francis Crick Institute to use CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in human embryos as part of research on embryo development.

Led by group leader Kathy Niakan, the research will seek to identify genes important to the first seven days of embryo development, as the embryo grows from a single cell into a cluster of more than 200 cells.

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