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FierceBiotech: Groundbreaking gene editing player Caribou raises $30M B round

May 16, 2016

One of the central players involved in sparking the gene editing boom has added a $30 million B round to its reserves. Caribou Biosciences, the brainchild of Berkeley professor and gene editing pioneer Jennifer Doudna, added a mix of ag investors with the biotech backers which have helped get the company started.

CRISPR Is Going To Revolutionize Our Food System—And Start A New War Over GMOs

March 15, 2016

The gene-editing tool could create drought-resistant grain or allergy-free peanuts. Will a society on edge about genetically modified food embrace this newest innovation?

Could Revolutionary Gene-editing Technology End Cancer?

November 30, 2015

CRISPR, a revolutionary technology that can edit genetic mistakes, is getting attention and scrutiny. It could help get rid of diseases like cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and even HIV and cancer.

The New York Times: The Crispr Quandary

November 9, 2015

A new gene-editing tool might create an ethical morass — or it might make revising nature seem natural.

QB3: Caribou Named the Winner of the Groundbreaking Science Award at the 2015 QB3 Awards

October 27, 2015

The QB3 Awards were created to recognize the highest level of achievement in life science entrepreneurship in the San Francisco Bay Area.