Patents by Inventor David Arthur Scott

David Arthur Scott has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210366572
    Abstract: Disclosed are thermodynamic and multiplication methods concerning CRISPR-Cas systems, and apparatus therefor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicants: The Broad Institute, Inc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, President and Fellows of Harvard College
    Inventors: Feng Zhang, Yinqing Li, David Arthur Scott, Joshua Asher Weinstein, Patrick Hsu
  • Patent number: 10930367
    Abstract: Disclosed are thermodynamic and multiplication methods concerning CRISPR-Cas systems, and apparatus therefor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: THE BROAD INSTITUTE, INC., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE
    Inventors: Feng Zhang, Yinqing Li, David Arthur Scott, Joshua Asher Weinstein, Patrick Hsu
  • Publication number: 20200283743
    Abstract: In one aspect, embodiments disclosed herein are directed to engineered CRISPR-Cas effector proteins that comprise at least one modification compared to an unmodified CRISPR-Cas effector protein that enhances binding of the of the CRISPR complex to the binding site and/or alters editing preference as compared to wild type. In certain example embodiments, the CRISPR-Cas effector proteins a Type II effector protein. In certain other example embodiments, the Type V effector protein is Cas9 or an orthologs or engineered variant thereof. Example Cas9 proteins suitable for use in the embodiments disclosed herein are discussed in further detail below.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicants: THE BROAD INSTITUTE, INC., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Feng ZHANG, David Arthur SCOTT, Winston Xia YAN, Sourav CHOUDHURY, Matthias HEIDENREICH
  • Publication number: 20200248229
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of detecting a nucleic acid modification, methods for detecting off-target activity of a targeted nuclease specific for a selected target sequence, methods for determining cleavage efficiency of a targeted nuclease specific for a selected target sequence, methods for selecting a guide RNA from a plurality of guide RNAs specific for a selected target sequence, methods for enrichment of one or more nucleic acid molecules wherein a nucleic acid modification is made and kits of parts for use in such methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicants: THE BROAD INSTITUTE, INC., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Feng ZHANG, Winston Xia YAN, David Arthur SCOTT
  • Publication number: 20200080112
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to engineered CRISPR-Cas effector proteins that comprise at least one modification compared to an unmodified CRISPR-Cas effector protein that enhances binding of the of the CRISPR complex to the binding site and/or alters editing preference as compared to wild type. In certain example embodiments, the CRISPR-Cas effector protein is a Type V effector protein. In certain other example embodiments, the Type V effector protein is Cpf1. Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to viral vectors for delivery of CRISPR-Cas effector proteins, including Cpf1. In certain example embodiments, the vectors are designed so as to allow packaging of the CRISPR-Cas effector protein within a single vector. There is also an increased interest in the design of compact promoters for packing and thus expressing larger transgenes for targeted delivery and tissue-specificity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicants: THE BROAD INSTITUTE, INC., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Feng ZHANG, David Arthur SCOTT, Winston Xia YAN, Sourav CHOUDHURY, Matthias HEIDENREICH
  • Publication number: 20180068062
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein provide methods for identifying new CRISPR loci and effectors, as well as different CRISPR loci combinations found in various organisms. Class-II CRISPR systems contain single-gene effectors that have been engineered for transformative biological discovery and biomedical applications. Discovery of additional single-gene or multi-component CRISPR effectors may enhance existing CRISPR applications, such as precision genome engineering. Comprehensive characterization of CRISPR-loci may identify novel functional roles of CRISPR loci enabling new tools for biomedicine and biological discovery. CRISPR loci have enormous feature complexity, but classification of CRISPR loci has been focused on a small fraction of highly abundant features. Increased genome sequencing has enhanced the sampling of this feature complexity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicants: THE BROAD INSTITUTE, INC., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Feng ZHANG, David Arthur SCOTT
  • Publication number: 20150356239
    Abstract: Disclosed are thermodynamic and multiplication methods concerning CRISPR-Cas systems, and apparatus therefor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Feng Zhang, Yinqing Li, David Arthur Scott, Joshua Asher Weinstein, Patrick Hsu