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Conference Preview: The Festival of Genomics, California

August 19, 2015

Posted by Erik Clausen

If you’re looking to take your research into the clinic, stay ahead of the trends, and collaborate with the very best in the field – come and get it done in California. Leave with the answers and network you need to help take your work further, through three days of workshops, presentations, open and structured discussions and more at The Festival of Genomics, California taking place in San Mateo, November 3-5, 2015.

Interested in genome editing? Who better to hear from than CRISPR pioneer, Jennifer Doudna? Or maybe you want to hear how AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Janssen, Merck, Pfizer, and Editas are applying the technology?

ON Helix 2015: Overcoming Innovation Gaps in Translational Research by Minimising Risk

July 27, 2015

By Neha Karl on Assignment at ON Helix 2015

Translational research continues to be a rapidly growing sector, but how do we overcome the barriers and risks in making the shift towards individualised treatment in the UK? This was the big question that this year’s ON Helix conference set out to explore, and as a partner of the organising committee, One Nucleus, we were given the opportunity to partake in the thought-provoking event last week.

One Giant Leap Too Far: Why CRISPR is in the News

July 24, 2015

By Juliet Preston

The title reads: “Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up.”

From the outset this article in July’s Wired magazine was in sensationalist territory. Nothing in science is ever easy. No one “breakthrough” can ever remake our complex biological world.

Many publications regularly over-step with scientific claims, but this particular story on CRISPR technology has triggered a tidal wave of criticism.