Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Equity Transactions - Additional Information (Detail)

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Equity Transactions - Additional Information (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Oct. 01, 2015
Aug. 01, 2015
Dec. 31, 2015
Stockholders Equity Disclosure [Line Items]      
Parent capital contribution     $ 40,000
Parent capital contribution, cash     $ 30,000
Cellectis (Parent) [Member]      
Stockholders Equity Disclosure [Line Items]      
Parent capital contribution   $ 40,000  
Parent capital contribution, cash   30,000  
Parent capital contribution, conversion of net payable to equity   $ 10,000  
Parent capital contribution, shares issued 17,150,000