BERKELEY, CA, and CORALVILLE, IA – February 23, 2016 – Caribou Biosciences, Inc., a developer of CRISPR technologies for precision cell engineering, and Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT), a producer of custom synthetic oligonucleotide-based technologies for genomics applications, have entered into a non-exclusive license agreement under which Caribou has granted IDT worldwide rights to commercialize CRISPR-Cas9 reagents under Caribou’s intellectual property. The license is subject to a research use limited label.
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.
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.
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.