NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bioinformatics startup FactBio has joined the Pistoia Alliance, a non-profit alliance of life science companies, vendors, publishers, and academics that support life sciences research and development.

"The Pistoia Alliance has made excellent progress in supporting life sciences R&D and many of its projects are now having an impact globally," FactBio CEO James Malone said in a statement. "By joining the Pistoia Alliance, we hope to help in tackling some of the challenges faced by life sciences R&D."

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