The University of Zurich in collaboration with AGROVET and Quartec GmbH is organizing between April and November 2019 4 times a full week of hands on training in the International Training Centre for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ITCART). The workshop is designed for young embryologists who want to acquire the basic techniques to be able to work independently in an ART laboratory.
Authorities in China are moving to suspend the research activities of the scientists who claim to have modified the genomes of twin girls with CRISPR/Cas9.
A new paper documents three unrelated families where paternal mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is present in offspring.
Men who smoked while their partners were pregnant have sons with lower sperm counts, according to a study in Sweden.
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Just hours away from the opening of the Second International Summit on Genome Editing in Hong Kong, and following a report in Technology Review, the Associated Press reported that a Chinese researcher, Dr Jiankui He was claiming to have performed genome editing in human embryos resulting in the birth of twin girls this month.
Dr. He maintains that he transferred embryos that had been edited to inactivate a gene called CCR5, which, in its active state, forms a protein that allows HIV to enter a cell. The babies are reportedly healthy, but information is scattered and inconsistent, with no formal peer review verification or data accompanying the claims.[Visit Site]
The first births from genome edited human embryos have been announced by a Chinese researcher amid widespread condemnation, and fears over safety.
Experts have strongly criticised a claim that embryos lost during a storage tank failure at a fertility clinic were 'people'.
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