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BioInform's Licensing Roundup: December's Software, Database, and IT Deals

BioInform's Licensing Roundup:
December's Software, Database, and IT Deals
Company Product Licensees
Software Genedata Screener Serono (expansion of existing license)
GeneGo MetaCore Almac Diagnostics, Taiwan's Chang Gung University (upgrade of existing license)
Ingenuity Systems Ingenuity Pathway Analysis Astellas Pharma
Linguamatics' I2E, BioWisdom taxonomies Bayer Healthcare (extension
of existing license)
Partek Genomics Suite Cardiff University
Rosetta Biosoftware Rosetta Resolver H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Simulations Plus GastroPlus F. Hoffmann-LaRoche (renewal)
Databases Biobase Transfac Laboratoires Fournier
BRENDA-AMENDA Bayer Healthcare
IT Infrastructure IBM 1,024-node Blue Gene Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (awarded under Shared University Research program)
Sun Microsystems cluster of 400 Sun Fire x64 servers Spielberg Family Center for Applied Proteomics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.