The North Carolina State University team is working on scaling the technology further and may form a company to develop it commercially.
Bioinformatics Pipeline Annotates CRISPR Repeats, Cas Genes; Assembles Data in One Repository
The researchers have made the pipeline, called CRISPRdisco, free for other scientists to use through Github, and are hoping the community will also help refine and update it.
UNC-Led Study Finds Proteins That Help Tardigrades Survive Drying Out
These tardigrade-specific proteins form a disordered, glass-like solid structure and could be used to help transport pharmaceuticals.
Arthropod Diversity in American Homes Documented in Sequencing Study
A citizen science-enabled project made it possible to document arthropod diversity from more than 700 homes across the continental US.
VIB, NC State Form Strategic Alliance in Plant Biotech
The institutes will exchange investigators, form research collaborations in various areas of plant biotechnology, and start new companies together.