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Genome Editing: How to Predict and Detect Collateral Damage

A recent paper, published in Cell, discusses how to anticipate the molecular events that may arise from genome editing and […]

Opinion: morally, is germline genome editing all that different to IVF?

Helen C. O’Neill has explored how the global reaction to the birth of genome-edited twins in 2018 echoed the condemnation […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Andrew Bassett, Wellcome Sanger: Editing the genome of human iPS cells

Andrew leads the Human Gene Editing R&D group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute.  After obtaining his PhD at the MRC-LMB […]

Experts say gene editing is too risky

An international commission has stated that we need more research before gene editing can be used in babies and for […]

Human Genome Project: Triumph or failure?

It has been 20 years since the first draft of the human genome was unveiled. The ambitious project to sequence […]

Gene editing approach eliminates herpes simplex virus in vivo

A recent article, published in Nature Communications, has revealed a gene editing approach that can eliminate levels of latent herpes […]

Studies find CRISPR gene-editing of human embryos give rise to unwanted results.

CRISPR gene-editing is a technique that allows the genomes of living organisms to be modified. Naturally, this has been looked […]

Capture the dark genome: From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations – Webinar Summary

Tackling Disease-Related Repeat Expansion Analysis – Marzia Rossato What is the Dark Genome? The dark genome refers to parts of […]

Webinar: Capture the dark genome – From repeat-expansions to CRISPR unintended mutations

Sequenced genomes retain a surprisingly large number of “dark” regions – sections that have proven difficult to characterise via short-read […]

CRISPR system destroys cancer cells

Researchers have utilised lipid nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR technology and found that this technology could destroy cancer cells within an […]