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NCGR Enters R&D Collaboration with IBM

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Center for Genome Resources said today that it has begun a life science R&D collaboration with IBM in the areas of bioinformatics, high-performance computing, and

data management.


As part of the collaboration, NCGR will use IBM servers, storage technology, and data integration products.


Further details about the research partnership were not provided.


In a statement, Geert Wenes, director of bioinformatics at NCGR, cited the "new and innovative technologies that are about to come out of [IBM's] research labs" as a factor in the center's decision to partner with the IT vendor.

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