News

  • Mar 2021

    Applications Now Open: Bioinformatics Research Experience for Students

    This year marks the second year of the Bioinformatics Research Experience (BRE), a paid training program for undergraduate students interested in learning this new, rapidly evolving field at the intersection of biology and data. The BRE is held virtually and gives students the opportunity to get started in this growing science and receive instruction from Coriell’s bioinformatics staff.

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  • Mar 2021

    National Cancer Institute Awards Coriell Scientist with Grant to Study AML Drug Resistance

    The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded a Coriell Institute for Medical Research scientist a $2 million five-year grant to study ways to reduce drug resistance in patients suffering from acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a form of leukemia which arises from bone marrow tissue.

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  • Mar 2021

    How the Coriell Marketplace Can Boost Your Biobank

    Through the Coriell Marketplace, we are offering our scientific expertise and our customized platform to other biobanks and organizations interested in making biospecimens more accessible to the research community and allowing Coriell to manage all the underlying operations and challenges inherent in biobanking.

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  • Nov 2020

    Looking Back at the First Year of CPMC’s Research Phase

    A year after Coriell moved its flagship personalized medicine research study, the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative (or CPMC), from a phase focused on recruitment and participant risk reporting to one focused on analysis and research, CPMC researchers are still making new, interesting discoveries and have published new findings in scientific journals.

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  • Oct 2020

    Coriell Institute for Medical Research - 2020 Annual Report

    We’re pleased to report that despite the many challenges imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the past fiscal year has been one of success and renewal for the Coriell Institute.

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  • Jul 2020

    Rare Disease Advocacy Groups: Forces for Hope

    Organizations that advocate for patients with rare disease are engines of change. They organize families around the world, and they work with groups like Coriell to bolster research and push for new treatments. They also are important lifelines for the many families which rely on them for community and hope.

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  • May 2020

    Coriell Catalog SNP Search is Now Available

    Coriell recently added a new tool to help researchers identify the biospecimens they need for their research. Using Coriell’s new SNP Search tool, users can now search Coriell collections of cells and DNA for individual genetic variants using Reference SNP cluster IDs (or rsIDs).

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  • Apr 2020

    Via Video Chat, the Coriell Institute Science Fair Carries On

    For nearly 40 years, the Coriell Institute has hosted a regional science fair for students in our area in the spring. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, this year’s fair on Saturday was a little different.

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  • Mar 2020

    FAQ: Coriell Institute and COVID-19

    Like so many around the world, we at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research are monitoring the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are taking all necessary precautions to meet our business and customers’ needs while keeping our employees safe and healthy. We have received a number of questions from our customers about our operations during these unprecedented times and we would like to answer some of the most pressing questions here.

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  • Mar 2020

    Rare Disease Day at Coriell – Patient Advocates as Drivers of Science

    For decades, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research has played an important role in the world of rare disease research, but this year, it tried something a little different. On Monday, March 2, Coriell hosted rare disease advocates and scientists alike for its first annual Rare Disease Day at Coriell, an event celebrating the important role that patient advocates play in advancing science.

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