Monthly Archives: April 2015

Single-cell sequencing comes of age


In August last year, Nick Navin wrote in a Genome Biology article: “In the near future, it might be possible to perform both genome and transcriptome sequencing on the same single cancer cell.” Newsflash: the future is already here.


Genome editing is the new black

CRISPR-Cas9 editing of the genome

If you have been following the scientific media recently, I won’t blame you for thinking that these days nobody does anything else but genome editing, and that genome editing was invented yesterday. As it happens, neither is true. But there is no doubt that genome editing is the latest buzz in genomics.