UC Berkeley Metagenomi Raises $175M in Series B Financing Round The company said it will use the new funding to further develop its gene editing tools and advance its therapeutic programs toward the clinic. Long-Lived Rockfish Genome Analysis Provides New Clues to Longevity Researchers compared the genomes of 88 rockfish species, include those with lifespans of more than 150 years, to home in on longevity-linked genes. Telomere-To-Telomere Consortium Shares Insights From Gapless Human Genome at ASHG Premium A gapless human Y chromosome assembly is in the works and should be available in the next several months, NHGRI's Adam Phillippy said at the meeting. Mammoth Biosciences Taking Lead Role in DARPA-Funded Development of Pathogen Detection Tech Premium The company's DETECTR disease detection platform will be used to help develop the technology and optimize the CRISPR enzymes used in the point-of-care device. COVID Assays Using CRISPR, Smartphones Show Potential for At-Home Testing Premium The two new tests, which have the capability to quantify a patient's viral load, have been designed without external RNA extraction or amplification steps. Nov 12, 2020 CRISPR Startup Metagenomi Raises $65M in Series A Financing Round Oct 5, 2020 Berkeley Lights Helps Researchers Connect Genomic, Functional Characteristics of Cells Premium Sep 14, 2020 Ansa Biotechnologies Raises $7.9M in Seed Funding Sep 11, 2020 Patent Board Rules Broad Institute First With Functioning CRISPR System in Eukaryotic Cells Aug 12, 2020 Mammoth Biosciences Eyes Multiple Applications for Newly Discovered UC Berkeley CRISPR Proteins Premium Aug 10, 2020 Newborn Exome Sequencing Shows Potential to Help Find Inborn Errors of Metabolism Jul 16, 2020 CRISPR Enzyme From Bacteriophage Targets Wider Range of DNA Sequences Than Cas9, Cas12 Premium Apr 3, 2020 Breast Cancer Subtypes Vary With Indigenous Ancestry in Latin American Women Mar 17, 2020 Broad Institute Researchers Develop Faster, More Efficient Base Editor Feb 10, 2020 European Patent Office Upholds UC Berkeley CRISPR Patent Aug 29, 2019 DoE Awards $64M in Funding to Groups Using Genomics to Study Plants, Microbes Aug 16, 2019 UCLA to Lead $10M Conservation Genomics Project Aug 1, 2019 CRISPR Patent Fight Turns Ugly as UC Accuses Broad Researchers of Lying About Claims Jul 31, 2019 CRISPR Patent Pools Pop Up, But Participation Uncertain as IP Holders Continue Legal Battles Premium Jun 25, 2019 CRISPR Patent Fight Between UC Berkeley, Broad Flares Up as USPTO Initiates New Interference Jun 13, 2019 GlaxoSmithKline, UC's Doudna Establish $67M Genomics, CRISPR Research Lab Jun 3, 2019 'CRISPR Babies' Protective HIV Mutation Linked to Increased Mortality May 20, 2019 New CRISPR-Cas9 Variants Improve Targeting Ability of Base Editors Apr 16, 2019 Ancient European, Pathogen DNA Data Promises to Shed Light on Brain Disorders, Infectious Disease Premium Mar 14, 2019 Mammoth Biosciences Licenses New CRISPR Enzyme for Disease Detection Applications Premium Load More Breaking News Mitochondrial Protein Resource Reveals New Disease Players StageZero Life Sciences, DiagnoseAtHome Partner on Multicancer Blood Test OraSure Technologies Selected by HHS to Provide COVID-19 School Testing Hologic Obtains CE Mark for Molecular Epstein-Barr, BK Virus Assays Multiomics Startup Pleno Closes $15M Funding Round SeekIn Gets CE Mark for Cancer Treatment Response Monitoring Kit The Scan UK Moves to Allow Sale of Gene-Edited Food The UK is moving ahead to allow the sale of gene-edited food in England, Scotland, and Wales, according to New Scientist. Questions for the Field Stat News writes that the alleged Buffalo shooter's citation of genetics research raises questions about what the field can do. Cell Studies on Tumor Evolution in Mouse Model of Lung Cancer, Stereo-seq, Bacteriophage Responses In Cell this week: tumor evolution tracked in mouse model of lung cancer, organogenesis mapped using Stereo-seq, and more. Taking Stock of the Stockpile The US and European countries are evaluating their smallpox vaccine stockpiles as the number of monkeypox cases increases, the Washington Post reports.