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LBNL, QB3 Launch Biological Data Management Core

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (GenomeWeb News) - The California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research (QB3) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will jointly create a Biological Data Management Core Facility, the institutions said last week.


The core facility will provide data management support and computational tools for academic groups affiliated with QB3 and LBNL. Victor Markowitz, head of LBNL's biological data center, will run the joint facility.


"Effectively addressing biological data management challenges in an academic setting requires consolidating data management and system development expertise in a central core, which has led us to create the Biological Data Management Core Facility," said Horst Simon, associate laboratory director for computing sciences at Berkeley Lab, in a statement.

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