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Why UC Berkeley deserves the main CRISPR patent

April 14, 2017 Paul Knoepfler 7

Some months back a USPTO court issued a ruling that most interpreted as meaning the Broad Institute had won the so-called ‘CRISPR patent battle’ in the U.S. and that UC Berkeley, Jennifer Doudna, and Emmanuelle Charpentier had lost. Now this week Berkeley has […]

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7 cool recent CRISPR articles

February 19, 2017 Paul Knoepfler 2

So everyone is buzzing about the CRISPR patent court decision (which BTW I think was flawed but that’s for another post), but the research roars on at warp speed. Here are 7 recent CRISPR articles that caught my attention. What […]

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A role for nationalism in science?

April 17, 2016 Paul Knoepfler 0

One of the rewarding things about being a scientist is the opportunity to connect and even collaborate with other scientists around the world., but at the same time there is nationalism in science too.  Some nations, perhaps most of them, and […]