SAN DIEGO, June 25 – Viaken Systems has received $13 million in second round equity funding, the company announced Monday.

The Gaithersburg, Maryland, bioinformatics company received the additional funding from several venture capital firms, including lead investor Sterling Venture Partners.

The money will support Viaken for 18 months, Keith Elliston, Viaken CEO, told GenomeWeb.

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