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ARRIGE is now open to members: please join us!

ARRIGE association launched: the Scientific Committee

ARRIGE association launched: the Founding Board

The ARRIGE initiative featured in Nature Biotechnology

Unexpected mutations were expected and unrelated to CRISPR

The ARRIGE initiative featured in The CRISPR Journal

The ARRIGE initiative presented from the ComunicaBiotec blog

ARRIGE coverage from Germany

ARRIGE coverage from Spain

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Lluis Montoliu workshop conclusion and next steps

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Magnus Magnusson final comments from UNESCO

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Lauren Roberts & Louise James on involving patients

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Béatrice Holtz on IP & economic issues raised by GE technology

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Filipa Ferraz de Oliveira on Animal issues raised by GE technology

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Andreas Kurtz on Environmental issues raised by GE technology

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Peter Mills on Human issues raised by GE technology

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Hervé Chneiweiss on presentation of ARRIGE

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Mylène Botbol-Baum on anthropological and societal impact

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: review of ethics positions by Ewa Bartnik

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: keynote lecture by Francisco J.M. Mojica

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Welcome addresses

All video files from the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting in Paris available through the ARRIGE YouTube channel

Slides available from all presentations at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting

Nature Methods retracts publication that claimed to have found numerous unexpected mutations after CRISPR-Cas9 experiment in vivo

Basic information about ARRIGE and how to join

The CRISPR web at CNB: a web repository of CRISPR information and publications

ARRIGE in Spanish: interview to Francisco J. M. Mojica on the origins of CRISPR

ARRIGE in French: interview to Sylvain Moineau and Christian Siatka on CRISPR basics

USA and plant breeding innovation: USDA will not regulate some genome edited plants

The ARRIGE initiative featured in Science magazine

ARRIGE is now open to members: please join us!

1 April 2019. Dear colleagues, On behalf of the founding Board of the Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing (ARRIGE),  I am most happy to announce the launching of the ARRIGE membership registration. From today, April 1st, 2019, roughly one year after we held the ARRIGE kick-off meeting in Paris, we will be gladly accept... read more


ARRIGE association launched: the Scientific Committee

25 March 2019. The ARRIGE Scientific Committee has been created and their duties include: to provide a forum of experience and knowledge-sharing in the field of genome-editing to ensure the quality and scientific integrity of the studies and reports undertaken by the focus groups of the Association to be responsible for the quality and the scientific i... read more

ARRIGE association launched: the Founding Board

25 March 2019. The ARRIGE association was registered in France on 4 December 2018 with the name Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing (ARRIGE) as a non-for-profit association. The official address of ARRIGE is at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (CRI), 8 rue Charles V, 75005 Paris, France. These are the ARRIGE bylaws... read more

The ARRIGE initiative featured in Nature Biotechnology

12 June 2018. The ARRIGE initiative is featured in this News&Comment article by Eric Smalley in Nature Biotechnology. Indeed a big challenge the one we have ahead of us but an unavoidable one, if we believe in the responsible use of genome editing techniques and in the engagement of all stakeholders that are involved in the process. Hands to work!.... read more

Unexpected mutations were expected and unrelated to CRISPR

5 June 2018. Bruce Whitelaw (The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) and I, we have just published a commentary in the scientific journal Transgenic Research discussing the case of the Nature Methods paper by Schaefer et al. 2017 who initially reported the identification of numerous off-target sites altered after a genome-editing experiment in vivo,... read more

The ARRIGE initiative featured in The CRISPR Journal

20 April 2018. The ARRIGE initiative is receiving plenty of attention and generating a lot of interest from media and scientific journals. This is the case of The CRISPR Journal, which features a description of the birth of ARRIGE in its second issue. This article is open access. If you want to know more information about the ideas behind the foundation of AR... read more

The ARRIGE initiative presented from the ComunicaBiotec blog

14 April 2018. The ARRIGE initiative is being presented from various newspapers, journals, web sites and associations. One of the recent articles about ARRIGE, about its launching in Paris and its objectives, has been written (in Spanish) by Lluis Montoliu for the blog of ComunicaBiotec, a Spanish Association of Communication in Biotechnology. In this article... read more

ARRIGE coverage from Germany

11 April 2018. The Online Journal Pflanzenforschung.de just published an article introducing the ARRIGE initiative and the kick-off meeting held in Paris on March 23, 2018. This article is entitled "Welcome ARRIGE! Vereinigung zum verantwortlichen Umgang mit Genome Editing gegründet" and is written in German.... read more

ARRIGE coverage from Spain

11 April 2018. The Spanish newspaper DIARIO MEDICO, specialized in the field of health and regularly read by many professional colleagues including those from Hospitals, Clinics and Biomedical research centres in Spain, covered the launching of the ARRIGE and our kick-off meeting in a recent article, written by José A. Plaza and published on April 8, 2018. T... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Lluis Montoliu workshop conclusion and next steps

3 April 2018. Final comments, workshop conclusion and next steps by Lluis Montoliu (CNB-CSIC and CIBERER-ISCIII, Madrid, Spain) at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files available from the new ARRIGE YouTube channel. All 21... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Magnus Magnusson final comments from UNESCO

3 April 2018. Final comments from Magnus Magnusson (Director of Partnership and Outreach, SHSS, UNESCO) at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files available from the new ARRIGE YouTube channel. All 21 video files can be play... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Lauren Roberts & Louise James on involving patients

3 April 2018. Presentation by Lauren Roberts and Louise James (Genetic Alliance UK) on involving patients in the discussion of issues raised by genome editing technology at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files available... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Béatrice Holtz on IP & economic issues raised by GE technology

3 April 2018. Presentation by Béatrice Holtz (LAVOIX, Paris, France) on the Intellectual properties and economic issues raised by genome editing technology at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files available from the new... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Filipa Ferraz de Oliveira on Animal issues raised by GE technology

3 April 2018. Presentation by Filipa Ferraz de Oliveira (European Research Council, Ethics sector, Brussels, Belgium) on the Animal issues raised by genome editing technology at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files avai... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Andreas Kurtz on Environmental issues raised by GE technology

3 April 2018. Presentation by Andreas Kurtz (Charité Hospital, Berlin, Germany and European Group of Ethics, EGE) at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting on the Environmental issues raised by genome editing technology. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files ... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Peter Mills on Human issues raised by GE technology

3 April 2018. Presentation by Peter Mills (Nuffield Council on Bioethics, London, UK) on Human issues raised by genome editing technology at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files available from the new ARRIGE YouTube cha... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Hervé Chneiweiss on presentation of ARRIGE

3 April 2018. Talk by Hervé Chneiweiss (INSERM Ethics Committee) on the Ethics of the genome editing technologies: presentation of ARRIGE, at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files available from the new ARRIGE YouTube cha... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Mylène Botbol-Baum on anthropological and societal impact

3 April 2018. Presentation by Mylène Botbol-Baum (INSERM Ethics Committee and Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium) on "Taking seriously the anthropological and societal impact of genome editing technologies" at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, Franc... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: review of ethics positions by Ewa Bartnik

3 April 2018. Review of ethics positions, reports, documents published on gene editing by other groups and institutions, presented by Ewa Bartnik (University of Warsaw, Poland), former rapporteur UNESCO IBC. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting video files avail... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: keynote lecture by Francisco J.M. Mojica

3 April 2018. Keynote Lecture delivered by Francisco J.M. Mojica (University of Alicante, Spain) on "Setting the stage, where do we stand today with CRISPR technology" and introduced by Lluis Montoliu (CNB-CSIC and CIBERER-ISCIII, Madrid, Spain). ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. AR... read more

ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting: Welcome addresses

3 April 2018. Welcome addresses by Hervé Chneiweiss (INSERM Ethics Committee, Paris, France), Faten Hidri (vice-President High Education & Research, Région Île-de-France) and Lluis Montoliu (CNB-CSIC and CIBERER-ISCIII, Madrid, Spain). ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting was held on 23 March 2018 at the Région Île-de-France Parliament, in Paris, France. ARRIGE... read more

All video files from the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting in Paris available through the ARRIGE YouTube channel

3 April 2018. ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting YouTube PlayList now available from the ARRIGE YouTube channel. You can enjoy listening and revisiting all 21 video files from the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting, played in correct order, strictly reproducing all sessions, speaker's presentations and comments from participants. Venue was the Île-de-France regional Parliament in... read more

Slides available from all presentations at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting

2 April 2018. Slides from all presentations delivered by invited guest speakers at the ARRIGE Kick-Off meeting in Paris on 23 March 2018 are ready and available for consultation from the corresponding ARRIGE meeting web page. These slides have been generously shared by the speakers. Please contact the corresponding speaker if you would like to refer, cite or... read more

Nature Methods retracts publication that claimed to have found numerous unexpected mutations after CRISPR-Cas9 experiment in vivo

30 March 2018. Today, the scientific journal Nature Methods, retracted a publication by Schaefer et al. that appeared on 30 May 2017 claiming to have found numerous unexpected mutations after a CRISPR-Cas9 experiment in vivo, in mice. The unexpectedly high number of off-target mutations reported in the study caught the field by surprise, where noone else appe... read more

Basic information about ARRIGE and how to join

30 March 2018. Basic information about the ARRIGE initiative can be obtained from this Presentation document (March 2014), prepared by the ARRIGE Steering Committee. This is a working document. How to join ARRIGE? The ARRIGE initiative was launched in Paris on 23 March 2018. However, the association does not exist yet, formally speaking. Currently, we are... read more

The CRISPR web at CNB: a web repository of CRISPR information and publications

30 March 2018. Anyone interested in the prokaryotic origins of the CRISPR systems and their transformation into the most efficient ever known genome editing tools should consider visiting this CRISPR web page at CNB-CSIC, maintained by Lluis Montoliu. This is a most useful and regularly updated web repository of publications, information, history, protocols,... read more

ARRIGE in Spanish: interview to Francisco J. M. Mojica on the origins of CRISPR

30 March 2018. In this short video interview (in Spanish), as a brief summary of a much longer text in El País newspaper, the journalist visits Francisco J. M. Mojica (University of Alicante, Spain) who shows the saltworks of Santa Pola, near Alicante, where he first described the CRISPR arrays from an archaea, 25 years ago. Francis Mojica coined the name of ... read more

ARRIGE in French: interview to Sylvain Moineau and Christian Siatka on CRISPR basics

30 March 2018. The last (November 2017) annual meeting of the SFG (Société Française de Génétique / French Genetics Society) in Montpellier (France)  was devoted to CRISPR : The CRISPR revolution: from bacterial immunity to functional genomics. The meeting organizers (among which one of the members of the ARRIGE Steering Committee, Cyril Sarrauste de Men... read more

USA and plant breeding innovation: USDA will not regulate some genome edited plants

29 March 2018. Yesterday, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a statement in favour of Plant Breeding Innovation. In the US, the USDA will not regulate genome-edited plants (obtained, for example, through CRISPR tools), as long as they are not pest plants or developed using plant pests, and as long as the resulting genetic alleles could have been a... read more

The ARRIGE initiative featured in Science magazine

28 March 2018. Science magazine is featuring the ARRIGE initiative in an interesting article by Martin Enserink. The journalist talked to Hervé Chneiweiss, Peter Mills and Lluís Montoliu on the past Friday ARRIGE kick-off meeting in Paris, and also contacted Sheila Jassanoff, who had presented a similar global proposal for genome editing governance in anoth... read more

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