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.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins appears before a House subcommittee to discuss his agency's budget request.

In PNAS this week: Akt3 amplification in glioma progression, Tibetan Plateau frog genome, and more.

The US Supreme Court has declined to review a decision involving the use of "inadvertently shed" DNA in a police investigation and subsequent conviction.

A panel at the New York Times discusses anonymity and privacy of users of 23andMe's services when access to its database is offered for research.