Researchers Crowd Source CRISPR On/Off Switch

Stanford Medicine News Center, 29 August 2017, http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2017/08/online-game-challenges-players-to-design-on-off-switch-for-crispr.html

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have created a new online computer game called Eterna where players design RNA molecules that could act as an on/off switch for Cas9.  Molecular biologists at Stanford will then create the most promising molecules and test them in living cells. Researchers aim to have 100,000 players contribute 10 solutions each.  As the research team tests the molecules in the lab, they will provide information to the players for further refinement.

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