CRISPR 101 – The Simple Guide to Learning CRISPR

CRISPR 101 – The Simple Guide to Learning CRISPR

CRISPR has ignited a revolution. Although it’s a relatively recent discovery in the history of biotechnology, CRISPR has quickly become a standard laboratory tool. As adoption of CRISPR accelerates worldwide, up-to-date knowledge of the basics of CRISPR is essential...
Coronavirus: What can we do to help?

Coronavirus: What can we do to help?

Now that the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak has been declared a “public health emergency of international concern” by the WHO, scientists worldwide are being pressured to develop a treatment. So what’s the first step? Existing antibodies...
2019 Novel Coronavirus and Cytokine Storm

2019 Novel Coronavirus and Cytokine Storm

THE LANCET’s recent publication entitled “Clinical features of patients infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China”, described the correlation of cytokine storm (high levels of circulating inflammatory cytokines) and the severity of illness in patients...