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2016-01-18 new articles we read this week

Genome editing

  1. Whitworth KM, Rowland RR, Ewen CL, Trible BR, Kerrigan MA, Cino-Ozuna AG, Samuel MS, Lightner JE, McLaren DG, Mileham AJ, Wells KD, Prather RS. Gene-edited pigs are protected from porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Jan;34(1):20-2. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3434. Epub 2015 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: 26641533.
  2. Hammond A, Galizi R, Kyrou K, Simoni A, Siniscalchi C, Katsanos D, Gribble M, Baker D, Marois E, Russell S, Burt A, Windbichler N, Crisanti A, Nolan T. A CRISPR-Cas9 gene drive system targeting female reproduction in the malaria mosquito vector Anopheles gambiae. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Jan;34(1):78-83. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3439. Epub 2015 Dec 7. PubMed PMID: 26641531.
  3. Porteus MH. Towards a new era in medicine: therapeutic genome editing. Genome Biol. 2015 Dec 22;16(1):286. doi: 10.1186/s13059-015-0859-y. PubMed PMID: 26694713; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4699361.
  4. Wojtal D, Kemaladewi DU, Malam Z, Abdullah S, Wong TW, Hyatt E, Baghestani Z, Pereira S, Stavropoulos J, Mouly V, Mamchaoui K, Muntoni F, Voit T, Gonorazky HD, Dowling JJ, Wilson MD, Mendoza-Londono R, Ivakine EA, Cohn RD. Spell Checking Nature: Versatility of CRISPR/Cas9 for Developing Treatments for Inherited Disorders. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jan 7;98(1):90-101. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.11.012. Epub 2015 Dec 10. PubMed PMID: 26686765.


  1. Browning BL, Browning SR. Genotype Imputation with Millions of Reference Samples. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jan 7;98(1):116-126. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.11.020. PubMed PMID: 26748515.
  2. Mak AC, Lai YY, Lam ET, Kwok TP, Leung AK, Poon A, Mostovoy Y, Hastie AR, Stedman W, Anantharaman T, Andrews W, Zhou X, Pang AW, Dai H, Chu C, Lin C, Wu JJ, Li CM, Li JW, Yim AK, Chan S, Sibert J, Džakula Ž, Cao H, Yiu SM, Chan TF, Yip KY, Xiao M, Kwok PY. Genome-Wide Structural Variation Detection by Genome Mapping on Nanochannel Arrays. Genetics. 2016 Jan;202(1):351-62. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.183483. Epub 2015 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 26510793; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4701098.

Science career

  1. Norman-Burgdolf HL, Vanderford NL. Preparing future professionals by enhancing workforce readiness. Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Jan 8;34(1):111-3. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3459. PubMed PMID: 26744984.


  1. Buckley CE, Moore RE, Reade A, Goldberg AR, Weiner OD, Clarke JD. Reversible Optogenetic Control of Subcellular Protein Localization in a Live Vertebrate Embryo. Dev Cell. 2016 Jan 11;36(1):117-26. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.12.011. PubMed PMID: 26766447.
  2. Heller D, Hoppe A, Restrepo S, Gatti L, Tournier AL, Tapon N, Basler K, Mao Y. EpiTools: An Open-Source Image Analysis Toolkit for Quantifying Epithelial Growth Dynamics. Dev Cell. 2016 Jan 11;36(1):103-16. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2015.12.012. PubMed PMID: 26766446.