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ADDGENE KEEPS FLOW OF CRISPR PLASMIDS FAST AND AFFORDABLE

As a key global enabler of the revolutionary genome editing technology known as CRISPR, the nonprofit organization Addgene has made...

USING CRISPR TO PREDICT HEART DISEASE RISK

Gene variants linked to heart disease often are not fully understood, making it difficult to use genetic screening to pinpoint the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Revolutionary gene-editing tool CRISPR could cause cancer

REVOLUTIONARY GENE-EDITING TOOL CRISPR COULD CAUSE CANCER

Researchers from the University of Cambridge warn CRISPR may reduce cells abilities to protect themselves from DNA damage. This could...

GENE-THERAPY COMPANY CRISPR DROPS AS FDA PUTS TRIAL ON HOLD

Posted on: 10 June 2018, Crispr Therapeutics AG plunged after the gene-editing company said a planned trial of its treatment to help...

 
 
 

IMPROVED DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF CRISPR KNOCKOUT SCREENS

AbstractMotivationGenome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 screen has been widely used to interrogate gene functions. However, the rules to design better...

Gene-editing tool, CRISPR, is a new, scary technology that can change everything we know, from our food to our bodies

GENE-EDITING TOOL, CRISPR, IS A NEW, SCARY TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING WE KNOW, FROM OUR FOOD TO OUR BODIES

In virtually every avenue of science, things are changing and growing at an alarming rate - a rate that very few of us can keep up...

 
 
 

TURNING CRISPR FROM A GENE-EDITING HATCHET TO A ‘WORD PROCESSOR'

Even though CRISPR offers the promise of cutting out disease-causing genes, it can also make unintentional edits to healthy DNA. A...

TAKING CRISPR FROM CLIPPING SCISSORS TO WORD PROCESSOR

Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR to snip at DNA is often akin to using scissors to edit a newspaper article. You can cut out words,...

 
 
 
60 Minutes Shines Spotlight on the Power and Promise of CRISPR

60 MINUTES SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON THE POWER AND PROMISE OF CRISPR

On Sunday night, 60 Minutes ran a captivating segment on the promise and possibilities of CRISPR - the revolutionary, cutting-edge...

New CRISPR Startup from Feng Zhang Revealed

NEW CRISPR STARTUP FROM FENG ZHANG REVEALED

With all the buzz this week about the new CRISPR diagnostic startup from the University of California, Berkeley lab of Jennifer Doudna,...

 
 
 
Home Tests in Mind, Doudna Startup Races Rivals in CRISPR Diagnostics

HOME TESTS IN MIND, DOUDNA STARTUP RACES RIVALS IN CRISPR DIAGNOSTICS

The gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 has captured the world's attention with the possibility of fixing tough diseases and altering...

CRISPR pioneer wants to make an at-home test that detects disease

CRISPR PIONEER WANTS TO MAKE AN AT-HOME TEST THAT DETECTS DISEASE

Biotech company Mammoth Biosciences is working on a simple, portable test that would give everyone, from healthcare professionals to...

 
 
 

A RECET-ASSISTED CRISPR-CAS9 GENOME EDITING IN CORYNEBACTERIUM GLUTAMICUM

Extensive modification of genome is an efficient manner to regulate the metabolic network for producing target metabolites or non-native...

Agenda Posted for Xconomy's What's Hot in Boston Biotech on May 16

AGENDA POSTED FOR XCONOMY'S WHAT'S HOT IN BOSTON BIOTECH ON MAY 16

Join Xconomy next month for our sixth installment of What's Hot in Boston Biotech on May 16 at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard....

 
 
 

SUCCESSFUL PRODUCTION OF GENOME-EDITED RATS BY THE RGONAD METHOD

Recent progress in development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system has been shown to be an efficient gene-editing technology in various organisms....

Disease-Causing Mobile Element Identified with SMRT Sequencing, Validated with CRISPR

DISEASE-CAUSING MOBILE ELEMENT IDENTIFIED WITH SMRT SEQUENCING, VALIDATED WITH CRISPR

The coast of Panay Island in the Philippines. U.S. Navy photo by Jennifer S. Kimball In an exciting new Cell paper, scientists report...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Biotech IPOs, Migraine Progress, Takeda Woos Shire & More

BIO ROUNDUP: BIOTECH IPOS, MIGRAINE PROGRESS, TAKEDA WOOS SHIRE & MORE

If the recent IPO activity seems to be on overdrive, it's not your imagination. The number of companies filing to go public in the...

Bio Roundup: DIY Biohacking, PCSK9 Data, Solid Setback & More

BIO ROUNDUP: DIY BIOHACKING, PCSK9 DATA, SOLID SETBACK & MORE

Drug prices are top of mind for many patients. Some of them have to cut back on basic needs just to pay for treatments that seem to...