Minnesota pork producer to represent industry at CRISPRcon

· May 30, 2018

A Minnesota pork producer will get the chance to share why gene editing is crucial to the industry during an ethics panel at CRISPRcon. Randy Spronk will represent the farm perspective at the event June 4-5, in Boston. Through speakers, panels, and interactive discussions, CRISPRcon offers a forum for gene editing stakeholders to share ideas, […]

Alltech ONE18 kicks off: Bill Northey, CRISPR & brain health

· May 22, 2018

True to its name, ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference 2018 kicked off Monday by showcasing some of today’s most innovative ideas, all the way from the gene level to disruptive changes to the future of food and how we produce it. Bill Northey, under secretary at the United States Department of Agriculture, explored how government […]

Monsanto gains access to ToolGen CRISPR platform

· August 17, 2017

Monsanto and ToolGen, a biotechnology company specializing in genome editing, have reached a global licensing agreement for the use of ToolGen’s CRISPR technology platform to develop agricultural products. ToolGen is an early pioneer in gene editing research. The license provides Monsanto with access to ToolGen’s comprehensive suite of CRISPR intellectual property for use in plants. […]

Monsanto captures CRISPR

· September 22, 2016

A genome-editing technology that revolutionized the food science industry when it came out on the market in 2012 will now be part of Monsanto’s R&D. The leading global seed supplier recently announced that they grabbed the global licensing rights for the use of the CRISPR-Cas genome-editing technology in agriculture with the Broad Institute of MIT and […]

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