Simulations Plus

Simulations Plus has released ADMET Predictor 7.1.
This release lets users work with most major operating and workflow systems. Other updates include bug fixes, a Knime workflow node, as well as improvements to the graphical user interface and the command line interface.

The Pistoia Alliance and Quatrro Research have released an extension to the Hierarchical Editing Language for Macromolecules (HELM) biomolecular representation standard.

Simulations Plus said this week that it has signed a five-year research collaboration agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration to work on determining the value of mechanistic absorption modeling (MAM) in developing predictive and robust in vitro/in vivo correla

Qlucore has released Omics Explorer 3.0.
This latest version of the company's software includes a new Gene Ontology browser, a Gene Set Enrichment Analysis workbench, and new file import functionality for aligned RNA-seq data.

OpenEye has released SZMAP v1.2.
This release adds MPI multiprocessing support along with minor bug fixes, and other improvements.

This week, Certara, a software and scientific consulting vendor, launched the Cardiac Safety Simulator, a tool that lets pharmaceutical companies test the toxicity of potential drug candidate on the heart using an in silico model of ventricular cells and determine safe dosage reg

Increasing activity from sequencing vendors and other new players, as well as a flurry of activity around clinical data analysis software and the commercialization of a number of open source tools were the key trends in the bioinformatics community in 2012.

SomaLogic has released SomaSuite, a software tool that provides access to multiplexed proteomic data generated by SomaLogic's Somascan proteomics assay technology.

Simulations Plus has promoted John DiBella to vice president of marketing and sales.


360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.