Sangamo Biosciences has been awarded US Patent No. 6,989,269, "Cells for drug discovery."
Casey Case is the lone inventor listed on the patent.
According to its abstract, the patent protects compositions and a method useful for screening a compound for its interaction and/or effect with a molecular target and/or cellular processes.
Carnegie Mellon University has been awarded US Patent No. 6,989,275, "Cyanine dyes as labeling reagents for detection of biological and other materials by luminescence methods."