NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome customization firm Cellectis bioresearch today announced it has won a five-year, $9.5 million contract from the National Institutes of Health for work directed at induced pluripotent stem cells.

Under the terms of the contract, Cellectis bioresearch will provide services to NIH and certain other government agencies. The company will generate iPS cell lines of clinical grade and differentiate iPS cells toward specific tissue cell type of clinical grade.

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