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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery today said that it has established a Center of Excellence at Washington University in St. Louis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and H3 Biomedicine today launched SyntheTx, a technology partnership created to provide novel oncology targets and early-stage drug discovery programs to drug manufacturers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery and biopharmaceutical firm H3 Biomedicine today announced a collaboration to identify and validate a panel of novel cancer drug targets.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discover today said it is collaborating with the Rosalind Franklin University of Medical Sciences to develop a human cellular disease model of cystic fibrosis.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Precision BioSciences has filed a fifth lawsuit against French company Cellectis alleging patent infringement.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellectis bioresearch and Indian contract research organization Syngene International said today they will co-develop novel genetically customized cell lines.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – French firm Cellectis and North Carolina-based Precision Biosciences have filed two new suits against each other alleging infringement of US patents covering modified meganucleases.

Using a combination of multiplex automated genome engineering (MAGE) and conjugative assembly genome engineering (CAGE), a research team has generated bacterial strains in which one stop codon has been replaced with another.

The research partners will use induced pluripotent stem cells and zinc-finger nuclease editing tools to study a genetic desert region linked to coronary artery disease.

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NPR reports that many USDA researchers working at the two agencies that are relocating to the Kansas City area are declining to go.

Genetic genealogy has helped exonerate a man who has been jailed for 20 years, Agence France Presse reports.

A new report says genetically modified food might be necessary to be able to feed a planet of nearly 10 billion people, Bloomberg says.

In Nature this week: new RNA editing approach called LEAPER, draft assembly of Musa balbisiana banana genome, and more.