News

  • Mar 2018

    From Rare Diagnosis to Fierce Advocacy

    Carrie’s daughter Hannah was born in the middle of summer in 2008 and initially appeared to be in great health. As Carrie explains on her foundation’s website, abnormalities began to appear during the first week. Hannah was checked into the neonatal intensive care unit for two weeks while doctors worked to find a diagnosis for her puzzling array of symptoms.

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  • Feb 2018

    Lawmakers Recognize Late Dr. Christman’s Lifelong Dedication to Science

    The passing of our friend and CEO , Dr. Michael Christman, at the end of 2017 was a shocking blow to all of us here at Coriell. While we knew him to be a visionary and forward thinking scientist, it was a valued reminder to us of Mike’s impact on the state and biomedical research community at large to have received formal recognition of Mike’s many contributions from our legislators in Trenton and in Washington D.C.

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  • Feb 2018

    BLITS: Advanced Software Setting Coriell Apart

    There are many biobanks in the United States but few with the size and breadth of the collections of biosamples housed here at Coriell. Maintaining these precious samples necessitates the use of more than 1,000 different pieces of equipment each with its own unique calibration and maintenance schedule. To help our biobanking staff best manage all this equipment, the application development team of Coriell’s Information Technology department developed a powerful software tool named the Biobanking Logistics Inventory Tracking System – or BLITS.

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  • Jan 2018

    Q&A with Tara Schmidlen, MS, CGC, on Genetic Counseling

    To learn more about the role of the genetic counselor, I chatted with Tara Schmidlen, MS, CGC. Tara has worked with the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative as a genetic counselor since its founding nearly 10 years ago and still acts as a consultant for the project.

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  • Dec 2017

    State Sen. Jim Beach Visits Coriell Institute

    The senator – who also serves as the Assistant Majority Leader in the New Jersey Senate – was interested in learning about the global impact of Coriell’s mission and the state-of-the-art science happening right here in Camden.

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  • Dec 2017

    What is Cytogenetics?

    Cytogenetics is an exciting, dynamic field of study which analyzes the number and structure of human and animal chromosomes.

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  • Nov 2017

    Welcome to the New Coriell.org!

    Our new site may look pretty familiar to many of our users. It was built largely on the back of our previous catalog page, the page which scientists used to browse and order from our extensive collection of biomaterials.

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  • Aug 2017

    Michael Christman, PhD, Named to List of Most Powerful Business People in South Jersey

    South Jersey Biz, a magazine covering business in the southern half of the Garden State, has included Michael Christman, PhD, Coriell’s president and CEO, on its Power 50 list for 2017. The magazine organizes a Power 50 list each year to document the region’s most influential business leaders.

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  • Aug 2017

    Kathryn H. Driesbaugh, PhD Makes South Jersey Biz's List of "Who's Who in Health Care"

    South Jersey Biz, a local magazine covering business in South Jersey, included Kathryn H. Driesbaugh, PhD, in their 2017 list of “Who’s Who in Health Care” and featured her on the cover of the issue.

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  • Jul 2017

    South Jersey Media Tells the Story of the Coriell Grandsons

    Two South Jersey media outlets visited Coriell in July to speak with two Coriell Institute Summer Experience interns who also happen to be the grandsons of Dr. Lewis Coriell, our institute’s founder.

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