Calyxt is a plant-based synthetic biology company and Cibus is a leader in precision gene editing in agriculture. The combined company have the ability to deliver two applications for gene editing; productivity traits and renewable low-carbon ingredients. Once the deal is closed, the new company will be renamed Cibus Inc. The current Cibus management team will lead the new organization with Rory Riggs assuming the role of board chair and CEO. Corporate headquarters will be in San Diego, but the Calyxt offices, lab and breeding facilities in Roseville, Minnesota will remain operational.
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