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Windber Research Institute to Use InforSense Technology for Systems Bio Apps

NEW YORK, May 4 (GenomeWeb News) - The Windber Research Institute has licensed InforSense's Open Discovery Workflow informatics technology for its translational medicine research, the company said today.


Terms of the deal call for WRI to integrate the platform with a "wide variety of its internal and external tools, algorithms, data types, and data sources," InforSense said in a statement.


The agreement also calls for the companies to co-develop an informatics platform to complement these technologies. The InforSenseDiscovery Portal will also provide "deployment of web-services, generated automatically from InforSenseworkflows, to the WRI scientists and collaborators."

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