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Bristol-Myers Tests SAS Software for Gene Expression, Proteomics

NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (GenomeWeb News) - Bristol Myers-Squibb will test software from SAS to streamline its research processes and improve collaborations, SAS said today.


During a three-month pilot project, BMS scientists will use SAS Microarray Solution and SAS Research Data Management to co-develop statistical methods for analyzing their gene expression data. They also plan to use SAS Proteomics Solution to analyze mass spectrometry data.


SAS, based in Cary, N.C., plans to release SAS Proteomics Solution this year.


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