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Cellular Dynamics to Present at 2014 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) (Nasdaq:ICEL) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Bob Palay will present at the 4th Annual Partnering Forum, part of the 2014 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa to be held October 7-9 in La Jolla, CA.

Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa is organized by the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM), the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine to advance cutting-edge research into cures.

The following are specific details regarding CDI's presentation:

Date: Oct 8, 2014
Time: 4:30 pm PT
Webcast: The live webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations section of CDI's website at investors.cellulardynamics.com and selecting Events & Presentations. The archived webcast will be available on the Company's website for approximately 90 days following the presentation.
Location: Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, La Jolla, CA

About Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.

Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) is a leading developer and manufacturer of fully functioning human cells in industrial quantities to precise specifications. CDI's proprietary iCell Operating System (iCell O/S) includes true human cells in multiple cell types (iCell products), human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and custom iPSCs and iCell products (MyCell Products). CDI's iCell O/S products provide standardized, easy-to-use, cost-effective access to the human cell, the smallest fully functioning operating unit of human biology. Customers use our iCell O/S products, among other purposes, for drug discovery and screening; to test the safety and efficacy of their small molecule and biologic drug candidates; for stem cell banking; and in the research and development of cellular therapeutics. CDI was founded in 2004 by Dr. James Thomson, a pioneer in human pluripotent stem cell research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. CDI's facilities are located in Madison, Wisconsin, with a second facility in Novato, California. See www.cellulardynamics.com.

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACTS: Joleen Rau Senior Director, Marketing & Communications Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. 608 310-5142 jrau@cellulardynamics.com Investor Relations Gitanjali Jain Ogawa The Trout Group, LLC (646) 378-2949 gogawa@troutgroup.comSource:Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.