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Progeniq Joins Microsoft's BioIT Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Progeniq said this week that it has joined the BioIT Alliance, a group that is working to advance pharmacological research and personalized medicine using Microsoft technology.
 
Progeniq markets the BioBoost, a hardware system that uses field programmable gat array technology to accelerate a number of computationally intensive bioinformatics applications, including Blast, Smith-Waterman, HMMer, and ClustalW.

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