The firm envisions applying its new PlexSet technology to the upper end of multiplex gene expression analysis as well as CRISPR validation applications.
The chemical conglomerate is the second firm to license CRISPR/Cas9 from the Broad after Monsanto.
The program will provide two young scientists with funding for independent research as well as resources to help them commercialize their technology.
The gene-gene interactions research could lead to new therapies targeting cells with particular mutations, or combinations of targeted therapies.
The Croatan algorithm uses the random forest machine learning method to evaluate guide RNAs for use in CRISPR knockout experiments.
Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.
Some science companies will be taking part in next month's March for Science, Fortune reports.
In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.
Shale oil companies are turning to DNA sequencing to find spots to drill, Reuters reports.