MIAMI, Sept 13 – Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) of Palo Alto, Calif., said Wednesday that it is intensifying its push in life sciences by forming a new partnership effort and an informatics advisory council.

The partnering plan, called the Discovery Informatics program, is an attempt to leverage the company’s developer, customer, and channel programs to help life science organizations in their efforts to develop and distribute tools and data.

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