Genome Editing Pioneer Violated Biosafety Rules

Published Thursday Sept. 17th by Independent Science News: Genome Editing Pioneer Violated Biosafety Rules, written by Ed Hammond of Prickly Research.

Synopsis: Daniel Voytas is a professor at the University of Minnesota. He is also CSO of the crop biotech company Calyxt and a co-inventor of the gene editing technique TALENS. For over two years, while they developed a new proprietary method of crop genetic engineering, the Voytas lab was also flagrantly violating US biosafety rules.
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