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Whitehead Institute to Evaluate Fujitsu s CellInjector Tool

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (GenomeWeb News) - The biosciences group of Fujitsu Computer Systems announced today a high-throughput cell-based research project with Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research .

 

As part of the evaluation project, Fujitsu will provide Whitehead with the CellInjector automated microinjection system. Whitehead researchers will use it to study peptide expression and trafficking in stem cells, assess gene-expression controls, and study cell-signaling cascades.

 

Financial details were not disclosed.

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