FEATURE: Legal Pitfalls of Free Bioinformatics Software May Loom Large | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 - Steve Brenner, assistant professor and leader of a computational genomics research group at the University of California, Berkeley, said he fears that many academic bioinformaticists are unaware of a legal risk they face on a daily basis: contributing to open source software projects without explicit permission from their institutions. 

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