CRISPR Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics. Snipping HIV Out The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Temple University researchers are to test a gene-editing approach for treating HIV. Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more. Jumpcode Genomics, TGen Partner to Test Metagenomic Approaches for COVID Detection The company and institute are collaborating on the development of a diagnostic assay that uses Jumpcode's CRISPR-based reagents and TGen's NGS technology. Colossal Gets Mammoth Funds A startup from Harvard's George Church that aims to bring back the woolly mammoth has raised $15 million in funding, GenomeWeb reports. Aug 3, 2021 CRISPR Researchers Engineer Guide RNAs to Enhance Cas13 Gene Knockdown Aug 3, 2021 Gene Editing Analysis Firm SeQure Dx Closes $17.5M Series A Funding Round Jul 27, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC Jul 21, 2021 Amfora Raises $7M in Series B Financing to Support Crop Gene Editing Jul 13, 2021 Gene Editing Company Prime Medicine Launches With $315M in Financing Jul 2, 2021 Caribou Biosciences Files for $100M IPO Jul 1, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Nippon Gene Jun 30, 2021 CRISPR-Based Assay Developed for Genome Editing in Space Jun 29, 2021 CRISPR-Based Wearable Diagnostics Enable SARS-CoV-2 Detection Through Mask Premium Jun 28, 2021 Investigational CRISPR Therapy Shows Efficacy Against Transthyretin Amyloidosis in Phase I Study Jun 24, 2021 SMART Team Improves Virus Detection Speed With Quantitative CRISPR-Based Isothermal Amplification Premium Jun 21, 2021 Cytosine Base Editor Enables Genome-Wide Genetic Function Screening Jun 7, 2021 New Evaluation Method for CRISPR Base Editors Captures Novel Off-Target Effects Jun 7, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to GenOway May 28, 2021 Global Subway Metagenomics Study Reveals Cities' Microbial Fingerprints May 26, 2021 Bioinformatics Method Could Improve Detection of Off-Target CRISPR Activity Premium May 20, 2021 Dutch Seed Firm Bejo Takes License to Corteva Agriscience, Broad Institute CRISPR IP May 12, 2021 ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR Patents to GenScript Biotech May 11, 2021 Sherlock Biosciences Foundation Grants License to Rokline Health for COVID-19 CRISPR Tests May 10, 2021 New CRISPR Base Editor Significantly Reduces DNA, RNA Off-Target Mutations Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.