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August 29, 2015 9:53 PM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Calyxt, Inc.

Company Overview

Cellectis Plant Sciences Inc operates as a subsidiary of Cellectis.

1000 Westgate Drive

Suite 101

St Paul, MN 55114

United States

Key Executives for Calyxt, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 48
Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations
Director of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Calyxt, Inc. Key Developments

Calyxt, Inc. Signs Exclusive License Agreement with Plant Bioscience Limited

Calyxt, Inc. announced that it has signed an exclusive license agreement with Plant Bioscience Limited for a bread wheat trait generated using gene editing. The trait provides endogenous resistance to powdery mildew of wheat, a fungus widely distributed throughout the world, responsible for major grain and yield losses.

S&W Seed Company and Calyxt, Inc. Announce Alfalfa Seed Collaboration

S&W Seed Company and Calyxt, Inc. announced that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to research, develop, produce and commercialize alfalfa seed products involving next generation gene editing technology on S&W's alfalfa seed genetics. Calyxt's technology allows for the custom gene-editing of plant species to create novel traits and increase value. In particular, Calyxt will be applying its patented nuclease technology to develop a series of alfalfa seed products based on editing of native genes to improve the agronomic and quality value of alfalfa for the food and agriculture industries. The approach is based on the same principle as classical cross-breeding of different plants, however the gene editing technology developed by Calyxt dramatically accelerates the development timeline. The targeted approach of gene editing is more predictable and reliable than traditional breeding and can also be much more cost effective. The companies will look to commercialize products through S&W and Calyxt's distribution channels with pre-defined financial terms.

Calyxt, Inc. Appoints Gregory R. Smith as Chief Financial Officer

Calyxt, Inc. announced the appointment of Gregory R. Smith as Chief Financial Officer. Previously Mr. Smith served in high-growth technology companies as CFO of Image Sensing Systems, Inc. and VP of Finance for Digital River, Inc.

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