September 20, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

@virginiahughes

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The human embryo CRISPR paper with Shoukhrat Mitalipov as senior author is coming soon. It will reportedly be focused on the use of CRISPR to genetically modify viable human embryos for reversal of a disease-associated mutation. While strangely press already broke early on this paper last week, as much as a week before the paper comes out, and that press suggests very positive data, how clear will that be from the paper itself? Here are some ideas on the big 5 questions (some include …Read More

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Who should you follow on Twitter? Actually, it very much depends on your interests and what you want to get out of it. Below is my list of top biologists/biology writers that I, with all my many biases (see below) recommend to you to follow on Twitter, in no particular order (actually alphabetized). Check out their Tweets. Engage them with a question or reply to them with a valuable link. See what happens. The nice thing about Twitter is you can essentially experiment with it on who to …Read More