NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Coriell Institute for Medical Research is launching a biobank on the West Coast that will house induced pluripotent stem cell lines, and is using a $10 million grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to fund the facility.

Coriell, based in Camden, NJ, said on Thursday it is leasing a renovated 1,000-square-foot space at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, Calif., to house the biobanking facility.

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