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  • IARPA Seeks Ideas to Detect Gene-Edited Organisms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Seeks Ideas to Detect Gene-Edited Organisms

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has issued a request for information on methods and tools to detect genetically altered biological organisms, Nextgov reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes IARPA aims to prevent the misuse of genome editing techniques that may have adverse impact on the country’s economy, public health and national security. The IARPA RFI states “detection capabilities will help […] More

  • DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Gene-Editing Program; Renee Wegrzyn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Gene-Editing Program; Renee Wegrzyn Comments

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a proposers day on Sept. 30 regarding a program that aims to develop tools that will work to mitigate potential safety risks and advance the potential of gene-editing technologies. DARPA said Wednesday the Safe Genes program aims to address safety gaps in the field of genome editing using biosafety and biosecurity tools. “Gene […] More

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