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The MGD Core was recently involved in the publication of a paper that may lay the groundwork for manipulating the mosquito genome in an effort to prevent the spread of malaria and other diseases carried by this vector. See the links below to the paper and news stories on the research.

Silencing of end-joining repair for efficient site-specific gene insertion after TALEN/CRISPR mutagenesis in Aedes aegypti. Basu et al. PNA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1502370112

www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1502370112

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/291040.php

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/crispr-to-descend-on-mosquito-genome-raise-transgenic-swarms/81251041/?kwrd=crispr

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