Caribou Biosciences to Participate in Three Upcoming Investor Conferences in March
Berkeley, CA, March 8, 2021 – Caribou Biosciences, Inc., a leading clinical-stage CRISPR genome editing biotechnology company, announced today that Rachel Haurwitz, Ph.D., Caribou’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at upcoming investor conferences in March.
- Barclays Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. ET
- Spring Private Company Showcase hosted by Solebury Trout, Credit Suisse, and Cooley on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 11:40 a.m. ET
A live and archived webcast of the presentations will be accessible via Caribou’s website at https://cariboubio.com/news/events for 30 days following the events.
Additionally, the company will participate in meetings during the SVB Leerink Biopharma Private Company Connect conference occurring from March 25-26, 2021.
About Caribou’s Pioneering Next-Generation CRISPR Platform
CRISPR genome editing uses easily designed, modular biological tools to make DNA changes in living cells. There are two basic components of Type II CRISPR systems: the nuclease protein that cuts DNA and the RNA molecule(s) that guide the nuclease to generate a site-specific, double-stranded break, leading to editing at the targeted genomic site. CRISPR systems occasionally edit unintended genomic sites, known as off-target editing, which may lead to harmful effects on cellular function.
In response to this challenge, Caribou has developed chRDNAs (pronounced “chardonnays”), highly specific RNA-DNA hybrid guides that direct substantially more precise genome editing than all-RNA guides. chRDNAs drive highly specific, multiplex genome editing including gene insertion. Caribou uses chRDNA guides in concert with various CRISPR enzymes to develop complex immune cell therapies.
Caribou is deploying chRDNAs to power the development of its CRISPR-edited therapies by guiding cellular editing with the highest level of fidelity.
About Caribou Biosciences, Inc.
Caribou is a leading clinical-stage CRISPR genome editing biotechnology company founded by pioneers of CRISPR biology, including Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna. The company is developing an internal pipeline of off-the-shelf genome-edited CAR-T and CAR-NK cell therapies.
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