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Eagle Genomics, Quadram Institute Form Microbiome Data Research Alliance

NEW YORK — Eagle Genomics has formed an alliance with the Quadram Institute to use the company's e[datascientist] software platform to analyze complex microbiome data, the partners said on Thursday.

The platform uses artificial intelligence to analyze genomic and microbiome data at scale for assessing the viability, efficacy, and safety of products. Eagle and Quadram said they will use the tool to share, interrogate, integrate, and streamline multidimensional, multiomic biological datasets with the goal of understanding the relationships between the microbiome, food, and other factors.

Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Building a network of key knowledge partners with world-leading research institutes is a critical area of focus for us, and this latest partnership demonstrates commitment to building that network," Andrew Tingey, senior director of global IP and licensing strategy at Eagle, said in a statement.

In September, UK-based Eagle partnered with the Earlham Institute to develop technology and datasets to further the analysis of microbiome data using e[datascientist].