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Forbes: Caribou, A CRISPR Genome-Editing Company, Is Going To Share Ideas With DuPont

October 8, 2015

Caribou, the genome engineering company spun off from Jennifer Doudna’s CRISPR lab at Berkeley three years ago, announced today that it has agreed to a cross-licensing deal with DuPont , the industrial-chemicals company.

Genome Web: DuPont, Caribou Biosciences Ink Strategic Alliance on CRISPR, Cross-License IP

October 8, 2015

DuPont and Caribou Biosciences today announced a strategic alliance focused on agricultural applications of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing.

Berkeley News: Doudna receives Women in Science Award from L’Oreal-UNESCO

October 2, 2015

UC Berkeley professor Jennifer Doudna, who invented a gene-editing tool that has taken the research world by storm, was named one of five laureates of the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards in the field of life sciences.

Chemical & Engineering News: The 2015 Top 20 Drugs in the Pipeline

September 30, 2015

While anticipation mounts that the FDA may rubber stamp a gene therapy technique for the first time within the next couple of years, excitement about a new, simple and highly-precise gene editing technique is reaching fever pitch.

Chemical & Engineering News: Genome Editing Writ Large

September 7, 2015

Information pouring in from accurate, low-cost gene-sequencing machines is allowing scientists to pose more and better genomic questions. But in the absence of easy-to-use genome-editing tools to experiment with, answers have been hard to come by. Starting to bridge this gap is a three-year-old editing approach called CRISPR/Cas9.