Press Releases

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2016 Releases

ATCC to Present at Upcoming Association of Molecular Pathology Conference

NCI Selects ATCC to Distribute Cutting-edge Cancer Models to Support the Human Cancer Models Initiative

ATCC and BioAgilytix Announce Partnership

ATCC Wins Multimillion Dollar Contract to Manage and Operate One of the World’s Largest Repositories of Biological Specimens

ATCC Launches Custom Cell Lines Funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

ATCC Signs CRADA with NIST to Validate Genetic Identification Technique for Mouse Cell Lines

ATCC Scientist Receives Highest Honor from the Society of In Vitro Biology

NIAID Selects ATCC to Lead Multimillion-Dollar Microbiology and
Infectious Diseases Biological Resource Repository Program

ATCC Brings On Dr. Shou C. Wong to Lead Microbiology Systems Business

ATCC Names Dr. Mindy Goldsborough as Chief Science and Technology Officer

CDC Awards ATCC DNA Specimen and Genetic Data Contract

ATCC Announces Two Executive Leadership Appointments

ATCC Partners with Global Research Community to
Respond to Growing Zika Crisis

SDO Releases Third ANSI Standard

ATCC Supporting Zika Virus Research

ATCC Licenses CRISPR/Cas9 Technology from the Broad Institute

2015 Releases

Accelerating Breakthroughs in Parkinson's Research

ASN-0003 Available Through ANSI 45-Day Public Review

Joseph Leonelli, Ph.D., Joins Executive Leadership Team at ATCC

ATCC and the Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) Collaborate to Establish a New Translational Microbiology Center

LGC and ATCC Announce African Distribution Agreement

2014 Releases

ATCC to Provide Proficiency Testing Programs through Partnership with LGC

ATCC Strengthens its Senior Management Team

ATCC Adds New Customer-driven Format to its Quality Control Standards Portfolio

ATCC Announces New Appointments to its Leadership Team

ATCC and bioMérieux Collaborate to Deliver Accurate Identification of Industrial Microorganisms

ATCC Adds ISO 13485:2003 Certification to its Quality Management Program

ATCC Teams with CDC and Thermo Fisher Scientific on Public Health RT-PCR Assay.

ATCC will feature the largest portfolio of infectious disease research reagents at asm2014.

ATCC expands its portfolio of Certified Reference Materials to include Quantitative Mycoplasma DNA

ATCC Showcases Extensive Cancer Research Solutions for the Creation of Biologically Relevant In Vitro Cancer Models at AACR Annual Meeting 2014. 

ATCC will Feature New Cell-based Solutions that are Designed to Support Automated Screening Technologies at SLAS 2014. 

Biomātrica and ATCC Sign a Licensing Agreement for the Supply of Room Temperature DNA and RNA Stabilization Reagents.

2013 Releases

ATCC showcases comprehensive portfolio of cell-based tools and reagents for basic, translational, and clinical research during the 2013 ASCB Annual Meeting.

ATCC and Evercyte form a partnership to develop and distribute immortalized human cells and cell lines. 

ATCC Examined the Importance of High-Quality Controls in Assay Design and Development During the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) 2013 Annual Meeting

ATCC Announces Creation of Biomaterial Contributor Network

2012 Releases

August 21st 2012 — Corporate Announcement

ATCC Now Offers the “Big Six” E. coli Strains for Food Safety Testing 
Representative strains from all six non-O157 Shiga toxin producing E. coli serogroups are available for use as positive and negative controls for food quality control assays.

Agreement with Life Technologies Corporation Allows ATCC to Make Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP)-based Materials Available to the Broad Research Community

ATCC Annouces Agreements Providing Access to Promega Corporation's NanoLuc™, GloSensor™, and HaloTag® Technologies

New MTA and Deposit Policy

ATCC U.VA. Collaboration to Foster Biotech Discovery

ATCC SDO Releases Ground-Breaking Standard for Human Cell Lines

2011 Releases

ATCC Awarded NCI Funding to Establish a Physical Sciences-Oncology Centers (PS-OC) Bioresource Core Facility (PBCF)

Promega Partners with ATCC to Offer New Cell Systems for Biologics Drug Discovery

ATCC and iPS Academia Japan, Inc. (AJ) Enter into Patent License Agreement to Distribute iPS Cells and iPS Cell-Derived Cells

ATCC and Stemgent, Inc. Announce Collaborative Research Agreement to Advance Development of Novel Stem Cell Reagents and Pluripotent Cells