Gene Editing Technique Improves Vision in Rats Monday, January 11, 2016 Data show the new 'CRISPR/ Cas9' system potentially can be used to prevent retinal Damage in a type of retinitis pigmentosa, one of the most common inherited disorders of the retina.Flexible Gene Expression May Regulate Social Status Monday, January 11, 2016 Scientists show how the selective expression of genes through epigenetics can regulate the social status of African cichlid fish. Genomics plc Appoints Sekar Kathiresan as Scientific Advisory Board Chair Monday, January 11, 2016 Genomics plc has announced that Sekar Kathiresan, M.D., a renowned clinical cardiologist and human geneticist, has joined Genomics plc’s newly-formed Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) as chair, with immediate effect. Potential Brain Cancer Drug Target Friday, January 08, 2016 UNC Lineberger researchers have reporedt that when they removed Dicer from preclinical models of medulloblastoma, a common type of brain cancer in children, they found high levels of DNA damage in the cancer cells, leading to the cells’ death.NRGene, Illumina Partner Thursday, January 07, 2016 NRGene has signed a co-marketing agreement with Illumina to promote NRGene’s proprietary de novo assembly informatics solution exclusively using Illumina sequencing technology.
High-fidelity CRISPR Thursday, January 07, 2016 Improved gene-editing tool has no detectable off-target mutations. New Path for ALS Drug Discovery Thursday, January 07, 2016 For the first time, scientists pin down the structure of toxic clumps of a protein associated with a large number of ALS cases, opening new avenues in the pursuit of drugs to stem the disease.Epigenetics in Drug Discovery Thursday, January 07, 2016 Conference to be held in UK from 26th-27th January 2016.Signal Genetics, MD Anderson Partner Thursday, January 07, 2016 200 patient study designed to advance signal genetics' MyPRS® assay.