• UC San Diego Scientists Develop First CRISPR-Cas9-based Gene Drive in Plants

    2 monthes ago - By ISAAA

    Scientists at the University of California San Diego have developed the first CRISPR-Cas9-based gene drive in plants. The research, led by postdoctoral scholar Tao Zhang and graduate student Michael Mudgett, is published in the journal Nature Communications.Gene drive technology has been developed in insects to help stop the spread of vector-borne ...
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  • UK's First CRISPR Field Trials Show Potential of Gene Editing

    2 monthes ago - By ISAAA

    Researchers from the John Innes Center conducted the first field application of gene editing technology, CRISPR-Cas9, following the reclassification of gene-edited crops as genetically modified organisms by the European Court of Justice on July 25, 2018.The researchers studied the role of the MYB28 gene in the regulation of glucosinates found in br...
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