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The Cancer Genes Needed for Immunotherapy Response
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 7, 2017
Using a large CRISPR-based screen, researchers find possible genetic culprits for patients not having success with immune checkpoint inhibitors.
Massive RNAi Screens Probe for Genes Important to Cancer
Kerry Grens | Jul 27, 2017
Two freely available databases include data on hundreds of human cancer cell lines.
First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
Ashley Yeager | Jul 14, 2017
Using the mutagenic chemical N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea, researchers confirm the role of a gene in a piglet deformity and identify potential models for human diseases.
Bioethicist and Law Professor Dies
Kerry Grens | Jul 6, 2017
John Robertson was known for his contributions to reproductive medicine ethics and for solidifying the scholarly connection between biomedicine and law.
Infographic: Single-Cell CRISPR Screens
Ruth Williams | Feb 28, 2017
See how two new methods track responses to unique genetic manipulations in numerous individual cells in parallel.
Wanted: Transcriptional Regulators
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2016
Researchers have designed a screen to find unique molecules, called riboswitches, that determine whether transcription will proceed.
Ruth Williams | Jul 31, 2016
A newly developed method detects regulators of bacterial transcription called riboswitches.
Screening with CRISPR
Kelly Rae Chi | Jun 1, 2016
Ever-improving CRISPR-based tools are already ripe for large-scale genetic screens.