BioWidget Consortium Makes Gradual Progress Despite Standards Controversy | GenomeWeb

PHILADELPHIA--The bioinformatics community recently moved a step closer to the goal of creating a common library of easily shared software components, known as bioWidgets, with the start of preliminary testing of a prototype bioWidget from the University of Pennsylvania's Computational Biology and Informatics Laboratory here. In addition, there has been significant new progress in efforts to forge common standards for transferring genomic data among software components, despite lingering controversy over the issue.

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