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Coriell Institute

The new grant provides Coriell with funding for five years to maintain the repository of cell lines, DNA, and genotype and sequence data.

The medical research institute is licensing the technology in order to develop future versions of it, and add new functions and services.

Researchers now have access to 300 pluripotent stem cell lines to study disease.

The award will support a collection of biosamples used in aging research and housed at the institute.

The grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences will support a biobank with cell lines and DNA samples representing 890 diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of General Medical Sciences plans to provide up to $2.8 million next year to fund the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies said this week that it has inked a partnership with South Korea's Center for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology to help advance women scientists and engineers in that country.

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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Coriell Institute for Medical Research recently announced a $7.7 million contract extension from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke to maintain the institute's biobank.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Stem cell developer Cellular Dynamics (CDI) will open a new facility within the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, in Novato, Calif., under a new five-year lease.


In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.

There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.

A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.

Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.