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BioDiscovery Joins Microsoft BioIT Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — BioDiscovery has joined the BioIT Alliance, the company reported yesterday.
 
BioDiscovery President Soheil Shams said involvement in the Alliance will “strengthen our competence in providing cross-platform, integrated software solutions.”
 
The BioIT Alliance is a diverse group of IT and biotech companies working with Microsoft to advance biomedical information technology through partnerships and shared knowledge on a range of issues.
 
Other BioIT Alliance members include Applied Biosystems, Affymetrix, Agilent, and Accelrys.

The Scan

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