News

  • Jul 2020

    NIGMS Repository at the RARE Drug Development Symposium

    Earlier this month, Global Genes and the University of Pennsylvania Orphan Disease Center partnered to host the 2020 RARE Drug Development Symposium (RDDS)). Taking place virtually this year, the RDDS brought together patients, advocates, academic researchers, and industry sponsors to educate, collaborate, and inspire.

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  • Jun 2020

    Launch of the Coriell Catalog’s new SNP Search Tool

    NIGMS Repository catalog users now have a new tool to identify cell lines and DNA needed for their research. The new SNP Search allows users to search for a specific genetic variant...

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  • May 2020

    Coriell Institute Awarded $9.2M Biobanking Grant from National Institute of General Medical Sciences

    The Coriell Institute for Medical Research has been awarded a $9.2 million grant through an open competition from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). This five-year award keeps Coriell in place as the steward of the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository, a world-renowned collection of high quality cell lines and DNA samples representing genetic diseases, distinct human populations around the world, and more.

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  • May 2020

    GenEng News Highlights HGCR Website as “Best of the Web”

    Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News has named the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository website one of the “Best of the Web” in their May 2020 issue

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  • Jan 2020

    Coriell Invited to AMP Annual Conference

    The NIGMS Repository was well-represented at the annual conference for the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) in Baltimore, MD this past November.

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  • Dec 2019

    NIGMS to provide Reference Samples for All of Us Research Program

    The NIGMS Repository has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to provide genetic reference samples for the All of Us Research program, an initiative designed to advance research into individualized health care.

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  • Nov 2019

    NIGMS Attends the RARE Patient Advocacy Summit

    In September, the NIGMS Repository attended and hosted the Coriell booth at the Global Genes’ RARE Patient Advocacy Summit, in San Diego, California.

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  • Oct 2019

    Launch of the Featured Publication Series

    Announcing the launch of our Featured Publication series

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  • Aug 2018

    Where the NIGMS Does its Biobanking

    Global Genes’ podcast, RAREcast, recently interviewed the Coriell Institute for Medical Research’s Deborah Requesens, PhD, about the National Institute for General Medical Science’s Human Genetic Cell Repository at Coriell and the role that biobanking plays in genetic research.

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  • May 2018

    Coriell’s NIGMS Repository Staff Hosts Booth at ACMG 2018 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

    In April, members of Coriell’s NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository attended the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina and hosted the Coriell booth.

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