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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Entelos and the Institute for Systems Biology today announced a partnership that led to the integration of gene expression data into quantitative physiological simulations.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Entelos today said it has signed a contract with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Biomarkers Consortium to study and prioritize biomarkers of cardiovascular risk.

The University of Southern California is hosting a symposium March 30 – April 1 in honor of the 70th birthday of Michael Waterman and the 60th birthday of Simon Tavaré.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
After a troubled 2011, Entelos is trying to leave the past behind and reestablish itself in the in silico simulation and modeling marketplace.

Simulations Plus is selling Words+, its computer-based communications systems subsidiary, so that it can focus on expanding its footprint in pharmaceutical markets, Walt Woltosz, the company's chairman and CEO, said this week.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
Simulations Plus said this week that it has submitted a bid to purchase all the assets of biosimulation software developer Entelos, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July.

The web-based method, dubbed DRAR-CPI, compares query drugs to a library of 385 proteins and 254 small molecules to suggest new targets for old drugs and identify possible adverse reactions for candidate molecules.

Genedata, Isilon, Entelos, SGI, IDBS

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.