US Patent No. 9,068,209

Gene synthesis by convergent assembly of oligonucleotide subsets
Jul 22, 2015

British Columbia Cancer Agency Branch has been awarded US Patent No. 9,068,209,"Gene synthesis by convergent assembly of oligonucleotide subsets."

Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.