Editas Medicine Inks Licensing Deals for CRISPR IP
The licenses cover IP related to a new CRISPR technology known as Cpf1, advanced forms of Cas9, and additional Cas9-based genome editing technologies.
Genomic Studies Tackle Banana Plant Pathogens
Using genome sequencing and comparative genomics, two research teams characterized the black streak disease-causing pathogen and related fungal species.
Sequencing Study Reveals Complex Model of Pig Domestication
Based on more than 100 genome sequences, researchers saw selection signatures in domestic pigs despite extensive gene flow between domestic and wild animals.
European Pig Genomes Show Influence of Asian Breed Introgression on Litter Size
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – During the Industrial Revolution in Europe, pig breeders drew on imported Chinese pigs to increase meat quality and litter size of European breeds.
EU-Funded Consortium Looks to Move Blood-based, Lateral Flow Malaria MDx to Commercial Development
A public-private consortium formed to investigate multi-drug resistance in malaria this week reached the end of a five-year, €2.8 million (about $3.6 million) project having identified a number of genetic markers related to drug resistance and developed a highly sensitive and spe
Nov 14, 2012
Researchers Report on Findings from Pig Genome
Apr 15, 2009