NEW YORK, July 31 – Bioinformatics company Informax said Tuesday it had signed a deal to license its Genomax software system to Windber Research Institute.

Under the terms of the deal Informax of Bethesda, Md., will also provide system support and professional services to Windber, a research laboratory for the Walter Reed Army Medical Center’s breast cancer project.

The Windber Research Institute is a national tissue repository with links to a functional genomics and proteomics laboratory.

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In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

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