The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our just-released 2019 Annual Report.

newdatabasee

4 keys to the future of synthetic genomics, including the ability to ‘construct entire chromosomes’

We are already living in a synthetic biology world. Within that huge world is an enormous variety of ideas and ...
p p y unnamed

CRISPR prime editing: Broad Institute biochemist David Liu discusses pros, cons and off-target effects

STAT invited readers to submit questions to [biochemist David] Liu on the new [CRISPR prime] technology. He also received some ...
ap x

CRISPR-based cancer therapy passes first test with ‘encouraging’ results

The powerful gene-editing technique known as CRISPR has raised a lot of hope in recent years for its potential to offer new ...
5-17-2019 phage news

Podcast: CRISPR advances, HIV cures and a perfect predator for superbugs

Exploring the latest advances in medical biotechnology including CRISPR-based gene therapies, infection-fighting viruses and a cure for HIV. Plus reflections ...
crispr prime

CRISPR got an upgrade. ‘Prime editing’ offers more accurate ‘search-and-replace’

All right, let’s do this one last time. My name is CRISPR. I was made from a bacterial defense system, and ...
unnamed file

Viewpoint: Moving forward with human gene editing requires scientists to ‘educate, engage, and empower’ the public, policymakers

Researchers have long struggled to draw a line around ethical genome editing. While modifications to somatic cells only affect a single individual, ...
https://geneticliteracyproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/https-blogs-images-forbes-com-cognitiveworld-files-depositphotos-gene-editing-x--263x129.jpg

Video: Futurist Jamie Metzl explores ‘Augmented Humanity’ and why it would be ‘insane’ not to embrace gene editing, other new technologies

There's something that feels a little scary about augmented humans and it's because we've seen all these films of these ...
nature moratorium human genome editing

Viewpoint: Global moratorium on human gene editing ‘inadvisable’ for 3 reasons, including potential research delays

Heritable genome editing (HGE) of the human germline has potential as a niche assisted reproductive technology. If it can be ...
duyss skg no sgg f

Biohacker Josiah Zayner explains how to be ethical without being ‘responsible’

Josiah Zayner is a biophysicist who made headlines in 2017 when he tried to edit his genome live onstage at a ...
crispr could make you immune to the flu x

Programming CRISPR to fight viruses could lead to new treatments for Ebola, Zika

CRISPR is usually thought of as a laboratory tool to edit DNA in order to fix genetic defects or enhance ...
sp x

Deafness edited out of human eggs by Russian researcher. No plans for gene-edited babies—yet

Russian biologist Denis Rebrikov has started editing the GJB2 gene, associated with deafness, in human eggs donated by women who ...
genome project–write scientists create synthetic human genomes

4 innovations—including stronger gene-editing skills—that would allow us to rewrite genomes from the ground up

The ability to read genomes has transformed our understanding of biology. Being able to write them would give us unprecedented ...
sleep routines for newborns

Should we use gene editing on human newborns? Exploring scientific arguments for, and against, what may be inevitable

[L]et’s take a closer look at the headline question in own words of scientists. Below are exact quotes from documents, ...
gene involved in embryo development identified using crisprcas

Viewpoint: Why CRISPR embryo editing is not ‘morally urgent’: No one has to have a child

[He Jiankui’s CRISPR babies] brought to the surface common misunderstandings — even among scientists and ethicists — that reproductive uses of this ...
aaaabqvukm meuupaozf zdeivfu aal hqttaio xpyyubma wz emfa gql btc excidz epqirjwoxajvkear mli ujjawhmt silj cscrobyc sohsa

‘Unnatural Selection’: Netflix series tackles tough CRISPR issues, including biohacking and editing children’s DNA

Is it ethical to edit your child’s DNA — or your own? Does the answer depend on whether you’re perfectly ...
merlin cb a f c d articlelarge

‘Hacking the Code of Life’: How gene editing will lead to disease cures and nutritionally enhanced food

In “Hacking the Code of Life,” Nessa Carey explores new technology offering the power to alter the genome with increasing ...
https://geneticliteracyproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/https-blogs-images-forbes-com-reenitadas-files-thinkstockphotos--263x129.jpg

New CRISPR tool promises ability to reduce unintended consequences to almost zero, treat expanded range of diseases

A new form of the genome-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 appears to significantly expand the range of diseases that could be treated ...
test babies

Top 10 biotech innovations of all time, including CRISPR, IVF babies

Human Genome Project As biology’s first “big science” collaboration, the international Human Genome Project mapped and sequenced the entire human ...
crispr babies denis rebrikov russia scientist he jiankui gene edited designer x

‘Temporary hurdle’: Russia halts scientist’s effort to create more CRISPR babies

Russian health officials are playing down international concerns that a Moscow researcher plans to create gene-edited babies any time soon, ...
sickle cell crispr custom c efcaabfd b b cf a a fbf a b s c

CRISPR gene editing raises hopes of easing the pain associated with sickle cell disease

[Sickle cell] disease is caused by a genetic defect that turns red blood cells into hard, sticky, sickle-shaped cells that don't ...
f He Jiankui

Researchers retract study questioning long-term health of China’s controversial CRISPR babies

A study that raised questions over the future health of the world’s first gene-edited babies has been retracted because of ...
dronning victorias trusser til salg crop

Hemophilia B—the blood disease that plagued Europe’s royal families—might be treatable using gene editing

Researchers are hoping to use gene editing to create more effective and less expensive treatment options--compared to gene therapy--for people ...
x

California man invites scientists to experiment with CRISPR on his rare disorder

On one level, Malakkar Vohryzek always knew what was wrong with him. For as long as he can remember — ...
4-30-2019 embryo x

Viewpoint: The key to ethical human germline editing is ‘slow science’

The hubris of some scientists knows no bounds. Less than a year after He Jiankui, a Chinese biophysicist, drew scorn ...
download

Will the future of CRISPR babies be decided by Russian president Vladimir Putin?

The future of genetically modified babies may lie in the hands of Russian president Vladimir Putin, Bloomberg reported over the weekend ...
4-22-2019 https://geneticliteracyproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/https-s-ap-northeast-amazonaws-com-psh-ex-ftnikkei-bb-images-eng-gb-g-he-jiankui-x--263x129.jpg

Researcher backtracks on study suggesting He Jiankui’s controversial CRISPR babies will have shorter lifespans

A scientific study published this past spring came with damning implications for Chinese scientist He Jiankui, who created the world’s first ...
mosquitoanddna

Gene-editing technology creates ‘difficult ethical questions and moral dilemmas’

Emerging gene-editing technology is raising questions around the world about the ethics of altering the structure of life: DNA. From Europe ...
aeb f c e

CRISPR could save the lives of sick children by tweaking the embryos of their siblings

[Tweaking an embryo’s DNA can] help save someone who is already alive. Take the case of Jessica and Keith, a ...