Posts tagged ‘CRISPR-CAS’

Development

  1. Kobayashi T, Zhang H, Tang WWC, Irie N, Withey S, Klisch D, Sybirna A, Dietmann S, Contreras DA, Webb R, Allegrucci C, Alberio R, Surani MA. Principles of early human development and germ cell program from conserved model systems. Nature. 2017 Jun 7. doi: 10.1038/nature22812. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28607482.
  2. Peter IS, Davidson EH. Assessing regulatory information in developmental gene regulatory networks. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 6;114(23):5862-5869. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1610616114. PubMed PMID: 28584110.

Regeneration

  1. Laha B, Stafford BK, Huberman AD. Regenerating optic pathways from the eye to the brain. Science. 2017 Jun 9;356(6342):1031-1034. doi: 10.1126/science.aal5060. Review. PubMed PMID: 28596336.

Genomics

  1. Jiao Y, Peluso P, Shi J, Liang T, Stitzer MC, Wang B, Campbell MS, Stein JC, Wei X, Chin CS, Guill K, Regulski M, Kumari S, Olson A, Gent J, Schneider KL, Wolfgruber TK, May MR, Springer NM, Antoniou E, McCombie WR, Presting GG, McMullen M, Ross-Ibarra J, Dawe RK, Hastie A, Rank DR, Ware D. Improved maize reference genome with single-molecule technologies. Nature. 2017 Jun 12. doi: 10.1038/nature22971. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28605751.

Stem cells

  1. Kilpinen H, Goncalves A, Leha A, Afzal V, Alasoo K, Ashford S, Bala S, Bensaddek D, Casale FP, Culley OJ, Danecek P, Faulconbridge A, Harrison PW, Kathuria A, McCarthy D, McCarthy SA, Meleckyte R, Memari Y, Moens N, Soares F, Mann A, Streeter I, Agu CA, Alderton A, Nelson R, Harper S, Patel M, White A, Patel SR, Clarke L, Halai R, Kirton CM, Kolb-Kokocinski A, Beales P, Birney E, Danovi D, Lamond AI, Ouwehand WH, Vallier L, Watt FM, Durbin R, Stegle O, Gaffney DJ. Common genetic variation drives molecular heterogeneity in human iPSCs. Nature. 2017 May 10. doi: 10.1038/nature22403. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28489815.

Genome Editing

  1. Dong, Guo M, Wang S, Zhu Y, Wang S, Xiong Z, Yang J, Xu Z, Huang Z. Structural basis of CRISPR-SpyCas9 inhibition by an anti-CRISPR protein. Nature. 2017 Apr 27. doi: 10.1038/nature22377. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28448066.

Molecular Biology

  1. Pennisi E. Circular DNA throws biologists for a loop. Science. 2017 Jun 9;356(6342):996. doi: 10.1126/science.356.6342.996. PubMed PMID: 28596318.
  2. Roundtree IA, Evans ME, Pan T, He C. Dynamic RNA Modifications in Gene Expression Regulation. Cell. 2017 Jun 15;169(7):1187-1200. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.05.045. Review. PubMed PMID: 28622506.

Funding

  1. Kaiser J. Data Check: Critics challenge NIH finding that bigger labs aren’t necessarily better. Science. 2017 Jun 9;356(6342):997. doi: 10.1126/science.356.6342.997. PubMed PMID: 28596319.

Genetics

  1. Boyle EA, Li YI, Pritchard JK. An Expanded View of Complex Traits: From Polygenic to Omnigenic. Cell. 2017 Jun 15;169(7):1177-1186. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.05.038. Review. PubMed PMID: 28622505.
  2. Trigos AS, Pearson RB, Papenfuss AT, Goode DL. Altered interactions between unicellular and multicellular genes drive hallmarks of transformation in a diverse range of solid tumors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 13;114(24):6406-6411. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617743114. Epub 2017 May 8. PubMed PMID: 28484005.
  3. Bussey KJ, Cisneros LH, Lineweaver CH, Davies PCW. Ancestral gene regulatory networks drive cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 13;114(24):6160-6162. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1706990114. Epub 2017 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 28584134.

Evolution

  1. Cindrova-Davies T, Jauniaux E, Elliot MG, Gong S, Burton GJ, Charnock-Jones DS. RNA-seq reveals conservation of function among the yolk sacs of human, mouse, and chicken. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 13;114(24):E4753-E4761. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702560114. Epub 2017 May 30. PubMed PMID: 28559354.

 

Stem cells

  1. Mandai M, Watanabe A, Kurimoto Y, Hirami Y, Morinaga C, Daimon T, Fujihara M, Akimaru H, Sakai N, Shibata Y, Terada M, Nomiya Y, Tanishima S, Nakamura M, Kamao H, Sugita S, Onishi A, Ito T, Fujita K, Kawamata S, Go MJ, Shinohara C, Hata KI, Sawada M, Yamamoto M, Ohta S, Ohara Y, Yoshida K, Kuwahara J, Kitano Y, Amano N, Umekage M, Kitaoka F, Tanaka A, Okada C, Takasu N, Ogawa S, Yamanaka S, Takahashi M. Autologous Induced Stem-Cell-Derived Retinal Cells for Macular Degeneration. N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 16;376(11):1038-1046. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1608368. PubMed PMID: 28296613.
  2. Merkle FT, Ghosh S, Kamitaki N, Mitchell J, Avior Y, Mello C, Kashin S, Mekhoubad S, Ilic D, Charlton M, Saphier G, Handsaker RE, Genovese G, Bar S, Benvenisty N, McCarroll SA, Eggan K. Human pluripotent stem cells recurrently acquire and expand dominant negative P53 mutations. Nature. 2017 May 11;545(7653):229-233. doi: 10.1038/nature22312. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PubMed PMID: 28445466; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5427175.

Genome-editing

  1. Yu W, Mookherjee S, Chaitankar V, Hiriyanna S, Kim JW, Brooks M, Ataeijannati Y, Sun X, Dong L, Li T, Swaroop A, Wu Z. Nrl knockdown by AAV-delivered CRISPR/Cas9 prevents retinal degeneration in mice. Nat Commun. 2017 Mar 14;8:14716. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14716. PubMed PMID: 28291770.
  2. Schaefer KA, Wu WH, Colgan DF, Tsang SH, Bassuk AG, Mahajan VB. Unexpected mutations after CRISPR-Cas9 editing in vivo. Nat Methods. 2017 May 30;14(6):547-548. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.4293. PubMed PMID: 28557981.

Scientific Career

  1. Barnett A. Comment: Research needs more competence, less ‘excellence’. Nature. 2017 Mar 22;543(7646):S29. doi: 10.1038/543S29a. PubMed PMID: 28328912.

Development

  1. Lefrançais E, Ortiz-Muñoz G, Caudrillier A, Mallavia B, Liu F, Sayah DM, Thornton EE, Headley MB, David T, Coughlin SR, Krummel MF, Leavitt AD, Passegué E, Looney MR. The lung is a site of platelet biogenesis and a reservoir for haematopoietic progenitors. Nature. 2017 Apr 6;544(7648):105-109. doi: 10.1038/nature21706. Epub 2017 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 28329764.

Genomics

  1. Stevens TJ, Lando D, Basu S, Atkinson LP, Cao Y, Lee SF, Leeb M, Wohlfahrt KJ, Boucher W, O’Shaughnessy-Kirwan A, Cramard J, Faure AJ, Ralser M, Blanco E, Morey L, Sansó M, Palayret MG, Lehner B, Di Croce L, Wutz A, Hendrich B, Klenerman D, Laue ED. 3D structures of individual mammalian genomes studied by single-cell Hi-C. Nature. 2017 Apr 6;544(7648):59-64. doi: 10.1038/nature21429. Epub 2017 Mar 13. PubMed PMID: 28289288; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5385134.

Eye diseases, glaucoma

  1. Williams PA, Harder JM, Foxworth NE, Cochran KE, Philip VM, Porciatti V, Smithies O, John SW. Vitamin B(3) modulates mitochondrial vulnerability and prevents glaucoma in aged mice. Science. 2017 Feb 17;355(6326):756-760. doi: 10.1126/science.aal0092. PubMed PMID: 28209901; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5408298.
    • Crowston J, Trounce I. Relief for retinal neurons under pressure. Science. 2017 Feb 17;355(6326):688-689. doi: 10.1126/science.aam7935. PubMed PMID: 28209856.

Retina

  1. Wang J, O’Sullivan ML, Mukherjee D, Puñal VM, Farsiu S, Kay JN. Anatomy and spatial organization of Müller glia in mouse retina. J Comp Neurol. 2017 Jun 1;525(8):1759-1777. doi: 10.1002/cne.24153. Epub 2017 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 27997986.
  2. Xiang L, Chen XJ, Wu KC, Zhang CJ, Zhou GH, Lv JN, Sun LF, Cheng FF, Cai XB, Jin ZB. miR-183/96 plays a pivotal regulatory role in mouse photoreceptor maturation and maintenance. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 May 30. pii: 201618757. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618757114. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28559309.
  3. Fan J, Jia L, Li Y, Ebrahim S, May-Simera H, Wood A, Morell RJ, Liu P, Lei J,  Kachar B, Belluscio L, Qian H, Li T, Li W, Wistow G, Dong L. Maturation arrest in early postnatal sensory receptors by deletion of the miR-183/96/182 cluster in mouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 May 23;114(21):E4271-E4280. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1619442114. Epub 2017 May 8. PubMed PMID: 28484004; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5448201.

Genetics

  1. Yang J, Jin ZB, Chen J, Huang XF, Li XM, Liang YB, Mao JY, Chen X, Zheng Z, Bakshi A, Zheng DD, Zheng MQ, Wray NR, Visscher PM, Lu F, Qu J. Genetic signatures of high-altitude adaptation in Tibetans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Apr 18;114(16):4189-4194. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617042114. Epub 2017 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 28373541; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5402460.
  2. Jin ZB, Wu J, Huang XF, Feng CY, Cai XB, Mao JY, Xiang L, Wu KC, Xiao X, Kloss BA, Li Z, Liu Z, Huang S, Shen M, Cheng FF, Cheng XW, Zheng ZL, Chen X, Zhuang W, Zhang Q, Young TL, Xie T, Lu F, Qu J. Trio-based exome sequencing arrests de novo mutations in early-onset high myopia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Apr 18;114(16):4219-4224. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1615970114. Epub 2017 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 28373534; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5402409.

 

Neuroscience

  1. Dresler M, Shirer WR, Konrad BN, Müller NC, Wagner IC, Fernández G, Czisch M, Greicius MD. Mnemonic Training Reshapes Brain Networks to Support Superior Memory. Neuron. 2017 Mar 8;93(5):1227-1235.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.02.003. PubMed PMID: 28279356.
  2. Burton CE, Zhou Y, Bai Q, Burton EA. Spectral properties of the zebrafish visual motor response. Neurosci Lett. 2017 Mar 3. pii: S0304-3940(17)30204-5. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.03.002. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28267562.

Genome editing

  1. Tang L, Zeng Y, Du H, Gong M, Peng J, Zhang B, Lei M, Zhao F, Wang W, Li X, Liu J. CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in human zygotes using Cas9 protein. Mol Genet Genomics. 2017 Mar 1. doi: 10.1007/s00438-017-1299-z. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28251317.
  2. Hohmann S. Editor’s comment on “CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing in human zygotes using Cas9 protein”. Mol Genet Genomics. 2017 Mar 1. doi: 10.1007/s00438-017-1300-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28251316.

ELSI

  1. Williams WM, Ceci SJ. National hiring experiments reveal 2:1 faculty preference for women on STEM tenure track. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 28;112(17):5360-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1418878112. PubMed PMID: 25870272; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4418903.

Genome editing

  1. Why the CRISPR patent verdict isn’t the end of the story
  2. Burstein D, Harrington LB, Strutt SC, Probst AJ, Anantharaman K, Thomas BC, Doudna JA, Banfield JF. New CRISPR-Cas systems from uncultivated microbes. Nature. 2017 Feb 9;542(7640):237-241. doi: 10.1038/nature21059. PubMed PMID: 28005056; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5300952.

Imaging

  1. Pan C, Cai R, Quacquarelli FP, Ghasemigharagoz A, Lourbopoulos A, Matryba P, Plesnila N, Dichgans M, Hellal F, Ertürk A. Shrinkage-mediated imaging of entire organs and organisms using uDISCO. Nat Methods. 2016 Oct;13(10):859-67. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.3964. PubMed PMID: 27548807.

Neuroscience

  1. Krakauer JW, Ghazanfar AA, Gomez-Marin A, MacIver MA, Poeppel D. Neuroscience Needs Behavior: Correcting a Reductionist Bias. Neuron. 2017 Feb 8;93(3):480-490. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.12.041. Review. PubMed PMID: 28182904.
  2. Jonas E, Kording KP. Could a Neuroscientist Understand a Microprocessor? PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 Jan 12;13(1):e1005268. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005268. PubMed PMID: 28081141; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5230747.

Medicine

  1. Dowdy SF. Overcoming cellular barriers for RNA therapeutics. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Feb 27. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3802. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28244992.
  2. Khvorova A, Watts JK. The chemical evolution of oligonucleotide therapies of clinical utility. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Feb 27. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3765. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28244990.

Genomics

  1. Martelotto LG, Baslan T, Kendall J, Geyer FC, Burke KA, Spraggon L, Piscuoglio S, Chadalavada K, Nanjangud G, Ng CK, Moody P, D’Italia S, Rodgers L, Cox H, da Cruz Paula A, Stepansky A, Schizas M, Wen HY, King TA, Norton L, Weigelt B, Hicks JB, Reis-Filho JS. Whole-genome single-cell copy number profiling from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded samples. Nat Med. 2017 Feb 6. doi: 10.1038/nm.4279. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28165479.

Genetics

  1. Bilow M, Crespo F, Pan Z, Eskin E, Eyheramendy S. Simultaneous Modeling of Disease Status and Clinical Phenotypes to Increase Power in GWAS. Genetics. 2017 Jan 27. pii: genetics.116.198473. doi: 10.1534/genetics.116.198473. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28132020.

				

Genome editing

  1. Park RJ, Wang T, Koundakjian D, Hultquist JF, Lamothe-Molina P, Monel B, Schumann K, Yu H, Krupzcak KM, Garcia-Beltran W, Piechocka-Trocha A, Krogan NJ, Marson A, Sabatini DM, Lander ES, Hacohen N, Walker BD. A genome-wide CRISPR screen identifies a restricted set of HIV host dependency factors. Nat Genet. 2017 Feb;49(2):193-203. doi: 10.1038/ng.3741. PubMed PMID: 27992415.
    • Commentary: Tsui CK, Gupta A, Bassik MC. Finding host targets for HIV therapy. Nat Genet. 2017 Jan 31;49(2):175-176. doi: 10.1038/ng.3777. PubMed PMID: 28138150.
  2. Bengtsson NE, Hall JK, Odom GL, Phelps MP, Andrus CR, Hawkins RD, Hauschka SD, Chamberlain JR, Chamberlain JS. Muscle-specific CRISPR/Cas9 dystrophin gene editing ameliorates pathophysiology in a mouse model for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Nat Commun. 2017 Feb 14;8:14454. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14454. PubMed PMID: 28195574.

Disease

  1. Leinenga G, Götz J. Scanning ultrasound removes amyloid-β and restores memory in an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Mar 11;7(278):278ra33. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa2512. PubMed PMID: 25761889.

Development

  1. Baxendale S, Whitfield TT. Methods to study the development, anatomy, and function of the zebrafish inner ear across the life course. Methods Cell Biol. 2016;134:165-209. doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2016.02.007. Epub 2016 Mar 9. PubMed PMID: 27312494.
  2. Simoes-Costa M, Bronner ME. Reprogramming of avian neural crest axial identity and cell fate. Science. 2016 Jun 24;352(6293):1570-3. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf2729. PubMed PMID: 27339986.

Genetics

  1. Birney E, Smith GD, Greally JM. Epigenome-wide Association Studies and the Interpretation of Disease -Omics. PLoS Genet. 2016 Jun 23;12(6):e1006105. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006105. eCollection 2016 Jun. Review. PubMed PMID: 27336614.

Molecular Biology

  1. Ellefson JW, Gollihar J, Shroff R, Shivram H, Iyer VR, Ellington AD. Synthetic evolutionary origin of a proofreading reverse transcriptase. Science. 2016 Jun 24;352(6293):1590-3. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf5409. PubMed PMID: 27339990.

Genome Editing

  1. Feng Y, Chen C, Han Y, Chen Z, Lu X, Liang F, Li S, Qin W, Lin S. Expanding CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing Capacity in Zebrafish Using SaCas9. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 Jun 17. pii: g3.116.031914. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.031914. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27317783.

Behaviour

  1. Peeters BW, Moeskops M, Veenvliet AR. Color Preference in Danio rerio: Effects of Age and Anxiolytic Treatments. Zebrafish. 2016 Aug;13(4):330-4. doi: 10.1089/zeb.2015.1150. PubMed PMID: 27333080.

Stem cells

  1. Clevers H. Modeling Development and Disease with Organoids. Cell. 2016 Jun 16;165(7):1586-97. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.05.082. Review. PubMed PMID: 27315476.

Retina

  1. Malicki J, Pooranachandran N, Nikolaev A, Fang X, Avanesov A. Analysis of the retina in the zebrafish model. Methods Cell Biol. 2016;134:257-334. doi: 10.1016/bs.mcb.2016.04.017. Epub 2016 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 27312496.
  2. Kim JW, Yang HJ, Oel AP, Brooks MJ, Jia L, Plachetzki DC, Li W, Allison WT, Swaroop A. Recruitment of Rod Photoreceptors from Short-Wavelength-Sensitive Cones during the Evolution of Nocturnal Vision in Mammals. Dev Cell. 2016 Jun 20;37(6):520-32. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.05.023. PubMed PMID: 27326930; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4918105.


				

Retinal development

  1. Tian C, Zou S, Hu B. Extraocular Source of Oligodendrocytes Contribute to Retinal Myelination and Optokinetic Responses in Zebrafish. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Apr 1;57(4):2129-38. doi: 10.1167/iovs.15-17675. PubMed PMID: 27100159.
  2. Riesenberg AN, Brown NL. Cell autonomous and nonautonomous requirements for Delltalike1 during early mouse retinal neurogenesis. Dev Dyn. 2016 Jun;245(6):631-40. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.24402. Epub 2016 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 26947267; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4873400.

Scientific Career

  1. Mervis J. BEHIND THE NUMBERS. ‘Employment crisis’ for new Ph.D.s is an illusion. Science. 2016 May 20;352(6288):880. doi: 10.1126/science.352.6288.880. PubMed PMID: 27199396.

Evolution

  1. Karnkowska A, Vacek V, Zubáčová Z, Treitli SC, Petrželková R, Eme L, Novák L, Žárský V, Barlow LD, Herman EK, Soukal P, Hroudová M, Doležal P, Stairs CW, Roger AJ, Eliáš M, Dacks JB, Vlček Č, Hampl V. A Eukaryote without a Mitochondrial Organelle. Curr Biol. 2016 May 23;26(10):1274-84. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.053. Epub 2016 May 12. PubMed PMID: 27185558.

Visual behaviour

  1. Orger MB. The Cellular Organization of Zebrafish Visuomotor Circuits. Curr Biol. 2016 May 9;26(9):R377-85. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.054. Review. PubMed PMID: 27166700.
  2. Currie SP, Doherty GH, Sillar KT. Deep-brain photoreception links luminance detection to motor output in Xenopus frog tadpoles. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 May 24;113(21):6053-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1515516113. Epub 2016 May 10. PubMed PMID: 27166423.

Scientific publishing

  1. Berg JM, Bhalla N, Bourne PE, Chalfie M, Drubin DG, Fraser JS, Greider CW, Hendricks M, Jones C, Kiley R, King S, Kirschner MW, Krumholz HM, Lehmann R, Leptin M, Pulverer B, Rosenzweig B, Spiro JE, Stebbins M, Strasser C, Swaminathan S, Turner P, Vale RD, VijayRaghavan K, Wolberger C. SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY. Preprints for the life sciences. Science. 2016 May 20;352(6288):899-901. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf9133. PubMed PMID: 27199406.
  2. Sarewitz D. The pressure to publish pushes down quality. Nature. 2016 May 11;533(7602):147. doi: 10.1038/533147a. PubMed PMID: 27172010.

Genome editing

  1. Abudayyeh OO, Gootenberg JS, Konermann S, Joung J, Slaymaker IM, Cox DB, Shmakov S, Makarova KS, Semenova E, Minakhin L, Severinov K, Regev A, Lander ES, Koonin EV, Zhang F. C2c2 is a single-component programmable RNA-guided RNA-targeting CRISPR effector. Science. 2016 Jun 2. pii: aaf5573. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27256883.

Genetics

  1. Gage SH, Davey Smith G, Ware JJ, Flint J, Munafò MR. G = E: What GWAS Can Tell Us about the Environment. PLoS Genet. 2016 Feb 11;12(2):e1005765. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005765. eCollection 2016 Feb. PubMed PMID: 26866486.
  2. Murray A. Salvador Luria and Max Delbrück on Random Mutation and Fluctuation Tests. Genetics. 2016 Feb;202(2):367-8. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.186163. PubMed PMID: 26869479.

Neuroscience

  1. A Zebrafish Genetic Screen Identifies Neuromedin U as a Regulator of Sleep/Wake States Zebrafish Reel in Phenotypic Suppressors of Autism Estrogens Suppress a Behavioral Phenotype in Zebrafish Mutants of the Autism Risk Gene, CNTNAP2
  2. Carr F. Reward: A separate sweet circuit. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2016 Feb 11. doi: 10.1038/nrn.2016.19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26865014.

Evolution

  1. Fox D. What sparked the Cambrian explosion? Nature. 2016 Feb 18;530(7590):268-70. doi: 10.1038/530268a. PubMed PMID: 26887475.
  2. McGowan KA, Barsh GS. How the zebrafish got its stripes. Elife. 2016 Feb 15;5. pii: e14239. doi: 10.7554/eLife.14239. PubMed PMID: 26880558.

Scientific publication

  1. Callaway E, Powell K. Biologists urged to hug a preprint. Nature. 2016 Feb 18;530(7590):265. doi: 10.1038/530265a. PubMed PMID: 26887471.
  2. Powell K. Does it take too long to publish research? Nature. 2016 Feb 11;530(7589):148-51. doi: 10.1038/530148a. PubMed PMID: 26863966.

Development

  1. Webb AB, Lengyel IM, Jörg DJ, Valentin G, Jülicher F, Morelli LG, Oates AC. Persistence, period and precision of autonomous cellular oscillators from the zebrafish segmentation clock. Elife. 2016 Feb 16;5. pii: e08438. doi: 10.7554/eLife.08438. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26880542.

Genome editing

  1. Nyerges Á, Csörgő B, Nagy I, Bálint B, Bihari P, Lázár V, Apjok G, Umenhoffer K, Bogos B, Pósfai G, Pál C. A highly precise and portable genome engineering method allows comparison of mutational effects across bacterial species. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 16. pii: 201520040. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26884157.
  2. Wong AS, Choi GC, Cui CH, Pregernig G, Milani P, Adam M, Perli SD, Kazer SW, Gaillard A, Hermann M, Shalek AK, Fraenkel E, Lu TK. Multiplexed barcoded CRISPR-Cas9 screening enabled by CombiGEM. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 10. pii: 201517883. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26864203.
  3. Hirano H, Gootenberg JS, Horii T, Abudayyeh OO, Kimura M, Hsu PD, Nakane T, Ishitani R, Hatada I, Zhang F, Nishimasu H, Nureki O. Structure and Engineering of Francisella novicida Cas9. Cell. 2016 Feb 10. pii: S0092-8674(16)30053-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.01.039. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26875867.
  4. Orkin SH. Recent advances in globin research using genome-wide association studies and gene editing. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2016 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/nyas.13001. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26866328.

				

Scientific publishing

  1. Gibney E. Open journals that piggyback on arXiv gather momentum. Nature. 2016 Feb 4;530(7588):117-8. PubMed PMID: 26854297.

Genome editing

  1. Wu B, Luo L, Gao XJ. Cas9-triggered chain ablation of cas9 as a gene drive brake. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb 5;34(2):137-8. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3444. PubMed PMID: 26849513.
  2. Alphey L. Can CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives curb malaria? Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb 5;34(2):149-50. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3473. PubMed PMID: 26849518.
  3. Rajagopal N, Srinivasan S, Kooshesh K, Guo Y, Edwards MD, Banerjee B, Syed T, Emons BJ, Gifford DK, Sherwood RI. High-throughput mapping of regulatory DNA. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb;34(2):167-74. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3468. Epub 2016 Jan 25. PubMed PMID: 26807528.
  4. Korkmaz G, Lopes R, Ugalde AP, Nevedomskaya E, Han R, Myacheva K, Zwart W, Elkon R, Agami R. Functional genetic screens for enhancer elements in the human genome using CRISPR-Cas9. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb;34(2):192-8. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3450. Epub 2016 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 26751173.
  5. Zhou Y, Wei W. Mapping regulatory elements. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb 5;34(2):151-2. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3477. PubMed PMID: 26849519.
  6. Doench JG, Fusi N, Sullender M, Hegde M, Vaimberg EW, Donovan KF, Smith I, Tothova Z, Wilen C, Orchard R, Virgin HW, Listgarten J, Root DE. Optimized sgRNA design to maximize activity and minimize off-target effects of CRISPR-Cas9. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Feb;34(2):184-91. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3437. Epub 2016 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 26780180; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4744125.
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Neuroscience

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Disease

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ESLI

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Stem cells

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Systems Biology

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Development

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Genomics

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Neuroscience

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Development

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Genome editing

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