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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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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.