Heidelberg University: Precise and Highly Efficient Gene Repair

On August 30, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , , With Comments Off on Heidelberg University: Precise and Highly Efficient Gene Repair

Heidelberg researchers develop new CRISPR/Cas process using Japanese ricefish   Photo: Gutierrez-Triana, Tavhelidse, Thumberger et al., 2018, figure three, subject to CC BY 4.0 license. Medaka embryo, in which the Rx2 gene – a gene critical for eye development – was edited with a repair copy. This copy contains the…

EMBL – CRISPR: from clipping scissors to word processor

On May 8, 2018, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on EMBL – CRISPR: from clipping scissors to word processor

Barcodes are used in a new way in the MAGESTIC platform, adding a new level of precision to CRISPR gene editing. Credit: Kelly Irvine/NIST 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, but it’s…

Sciomics: Solving Alzheimers with this company’s new approach?

On March 14, 2018, Posted by , In News, By , , With Comments Off on Sciomics: Solving Alzheimers with this company’s new approach?

Labiotech.eu media recently profiled our member Sciomics, a German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) spin-off founded in 2013 by a team of researchers led by Dr. Christoph Schröder and Dr. Jörg Hoheisel. Sciomics has developed antibody microarrays as a tool for analyzing complex protein samples. Using their expertise, they are able to address…