June 3, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

CRISPR dispute

2 min read

Politicians including Trump may start talking about CRISPR more and more in the near future. What if politicians weighed in on CRISPR with Tweets or statements in debates? What if this happened during the particularly charged time of a political campaign such as now? Below is a Saturday science satire in that spirit of imagined Tweets or debate snippets. Trump: Ted Cruz is wrong on CRISPR and a loser. See how much crisper I am than Bush, who is low energy? And my hair is …Read More

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The patent dispute on CRISPR between UC/Jennifer Doudna and The Broad/Feng Zhang has been the subject of major attention including in a recent piece on Stanford Center for Law & Biosciences Blog. There is a lot of confusion over this important CRISPR dispute so I turned to a patent expert for their take on this via an interview below. The interview with this anonymous expert provides some helpful, informed assessments on the CRISPR patent dispute including fresh perspectives. This person has different views than those expressed in …Read More