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.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
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.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich today said that it has licensed worldwide rights to Kyoto University's induced pluripotent stem cell patent portfolio.

iPS Academia Japan will distribute the firm's iCell Cardiomyocytes in Japan.

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.

Cellular Dynamics and iPS Academia Japan announced a non-exclusive licensing agreement giving CDI access to an induced pluripotent stem cell portfolio based on research done by Kyoto University researcher Shinya Yamanaka.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.