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Gene Silencing/Gene Editing

Two Broad Institute teams, led by Eric Lander and Feng Zhang, respectively, have published new papers today in Science on new uses for lenti-CRISPR screens.

DuPont Pioneer has entered into a collaboration to apply CRISPR genome editing to the development of crop varieties for farmers in developing countries.

Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas have designed a modular, virally-delivered, doxycycline-induced CRISPR/Cas9 system.

A UC Berkeley team has found that C2c2 cuts RNA indiscriminately after being activated, a trait that could be leveraged to create diagnostics. 

Researchers are making mutations in a cell's genome to mark it and later read out that information to create cell lineage maps and chemical interaction histories.

Polynucleotides and polypeptides involved in post-transcriptional gene silencing
Cosmetic designs and products using intronic RNA
Methods and products for expressing proteins in cells
Compositions and methods for gene silencing
Installation of genomes or partial genomes into cells or cell-like systems
Methods and compositions for gene inactivation

In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.

Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.

DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.

Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.