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Cognia Partners with Columbia to Develop New Clustering Algorithms

NEW YORK, May 6 - Cognia said today that it is collaborating with the Columbia University Center for Advanced Information Management on the development of new clustering algorithms for mining large sets of biological data.


The joint work, funded by a grant from the New York State Office of Science, Technology, and Academic Research, will develop new algorithms to analyze highly structured biological, chemical, clinical, and medical data within Cognia Molecular - the company's data management and analysis system.


Cognia's product development team, led by Brian Osborne, will work with researchers from the laboratory of Peisen Zhang, a research scientist at the bioinformatics unit of Columbia Genome Center.

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