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A New Dawn for Mitochondrial Genome Editing

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers have successfully facilitated A-to-G base conversion in mitochondrial DNA, ushering in a new […]

Genome Giants: Stephen Scherer – Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, SickKids

Stephen Scherer is a Canadian scientist who founded Canada’s first human genome centre, the Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG) at […]

Genome Giants – Leroy Hood, Co-founder and Professor, Institute for Systems Biology

Leroy Hood is a pioneer of systems biology and Professor and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle. He […]

Genome editing in complex microbial communities

Researchers have characterised and validated a strategy for editing the genomes of specific organisms in microbial communities using tools called […]

Genome Giants – Tak Mak, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

Tak Mak is a world leader in the genetics of immunology and cancer. He is currently a Senior Scientist at […]

Drag-and-drop CRISPR genome integration

Researchers have developed a CRISPR-based approach that enables direct genome integration without generating double-strand breaks. Genome integration Programmable genome insertion […]

Genome-reduced ‘living medicine’ created for drug-resistant infections

Researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation have created a ‘living medicine’ to treat antibiotic-resistant bacteria growing on the surfaces […]

Successful genetic engineering in opossums

Recently, scientists at RIKEN’s Centre for Life Systems Dynamics Research successfully created the first genetically engineered opossums. Genetically engineered animals, […]

Genetic engineering of a PKU treatment is tested

Genetic engineering of a strain of E. Coli has successfully passed safety protocols for the treatment of PKU.  Phenylketonuria (PKU)  […]

Genome Giants: Heidi Rehm – Chief Genomics Officer, Mass General Hospital

Heidi Rehm is the Chief Genomics Officer in the Department of Medicine and at the Center for Genomic Medicine at […]