iPS Academia Japan Life Technologies Inks Deal with iPS Academia Japan NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a worldwide, non-exclusive deal with iPS Academia Japan for its induced pluripotent stem cell patent portfolio. Cellular Dynamics Expands Distribution Deal in Japan NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellular Dynamics today announced it has expanded its distribution deal with iPS Academia Japan to include iCell Neurons and iCell Endothelial Cells. Sigma-Aldrich Licenses Global Rights to Kyoto iPS Cell Patents NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today said that it has licensed worldwide rights to Kyoto University's induced pluripotent stem cell patent portfolio. Cellular Dynamics Inks Japan Distribution Deal iPS Academia Japan will distribute the firm's iCell Cardiomyocytes in Japan. Cellectis Licenses Stem Cell Patents The French firm licensed non-exclusive rights to certain patents covering research conducted by Shinya Yamanaka of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application at Kyoto University in Japan. May 7, 2010 Cellular Dynamics Gets Non-Exclusive License To Japanese Stem Cell Portfolio Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.