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Sun Gives Grid Cluster to India s Institute of Bioinformatics

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (GenomeWeb News) - Sun Microsystems has awarded the Institute of Bioinformatics in India a computing grid cluster under its Academic Excellence Grant, according to a news report.

The Bangalore-based institute uses informatics to study genomics and proteomics. It has recently developed the Human Protein Reference Database, a catalog of all human proteins.

The center currently works with the JohnHopkinsUniversity, the Universityof Michigan, Human Proteome Organization and MemorialSloan-KetteringCancerCenter.

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