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April 16, 2015

Caribou Biosciences, a developer of CRISPR-Cas9 technologies for precision cell engineering, today announced that co-founder Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., has been named to TIME magazine's TIME 100 - TIME's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Dr. Doudna is being recognized for harnessing CRISPR-Cas systems to establish a transformative gene-editing technology platform.

April 2, 2015

Caribou Biosciences, a developer of CRISPR-Cas9 technologies for precision cell engineering, today announced that it has closed an $11 million Series A financing round. Investors include Fidelity Biosciences, Novartis, Mission Bay Capital, 5 Prime Ventures, and an undisclosed strategic partner. In addition, Dr. Jennifer Doudna, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Professor, U.C. Berkeley and co-founder of Caribou, also joined the round as an investor.

January 15, 2015
Data presented at Keystone Symposium for Precision Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology

Caribou Biosciences, a developer of technology-based solutions for cellular engineering, today announced the presentation of new findings demonstrating the advancement of its proprietary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing and repair technology platform. These findings were presented this week in two poster sessions at The Keystone Symposium for Precision Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology in Big Sky, Montana.

January 7, 2015
Companies to explore promise of CRISPR as a drug discovery research tool

Caribou Biosciences, a developer of technology-based solutions for cellular engineering, today announced that it entered into a collaboration agreement with Novartis under which the two companies will utilize Caribou's proprietary CRISPR-Cas9 platform to research new CRISPR-based drug target screening and validation technologies.

November 18, 2014
Newly formed company has licensed Caribou technology to advance CRISPR-Cas9 for therapeutic development

Caribou Biosciences, a developer of technology-based solutions for cellular engineering, today announced the launch of Intellia Therapeutics, a new company created by Caribou and Atlas Venture. Intellia will utilize Caribou’s proprietary CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing and repair technology platform in the development of new therapies targeting a variety of genetic-based diseases.

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