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Teranode Awarded $1.8M NIH Grant for Life Science Computing Language

NEW YORK, June 23 - Life science computing startup Teranode said today that it has been awarded $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop languages and tools for large-scale biological research.


Teranode's technology is based on a visual modeling language for sharing biological research that the company's founders, Larry Arnstein and Neil Fanger, originally developed under the University of Washington Cell Systems Initiative.


After spinning off the company in 2002, Teranode's founders retained the second stage of a two-part NIH grant. According the the company, the award will support further development of the language with the goal of creating software that "unifies the planning, execution, and documentation of research and production processes."

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