Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. [SGMO] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
ADVISORY, Dec. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. [SGMO], researcher and developer of novel DNA-binding proteins for therapeutic genome editing and gene regulation, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Edward Lanphier, President and CEO will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd& Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, December 6, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
(510) 970-6000 x271
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. [SGMO]:
Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. is focused on research and development of novel DNA-binding proteins for therapeutic gene regulation and genome editing. The Company has ongoing Phase 2 clinical trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a novel ZFP Therapeutic® for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Sangamo's other therapeutic programs are focused on monogenic diseases, including hemophilia, Huntington's disease and hemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia. Sangamo's core competencies enable the engineering of a class of DNA-binding proteins known as zinc finger DNA-binding proteins (ZFPs). Engineering of ZFPs that recognize a specific DNA sequence enables the creation of sequence-specific ZFP Nucleases (ZFNs) for gene modification and ZFP transcription factors (ZFP TFs) that can control gene expression and, consequently, cell function. Sangamo has entered into a strategic collaboration with Shire AG to develop therapeutics for hemophilia, Huntington's disease and other monogenic diseases and has established strategic partnerships with companies in non-therapeutic applications of its technology including Dow AgroSciences and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. For more information about Sangamo, visit the company's website at www.sangamo.com.
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