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Gene-IT Joins BioIT Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Gene-IT today said that it has joined the BioIT Alliance, a group of biotech and IT companies working with Microsoft to advance biomedical information technology.
 
Gene-IT president and CEO Ronald Ranauro said the biomedical industry "has long needed more conceptual and technological advances along collaborative lines, and we feel that the Alliance is an excellent initiative in this direction."
 
Other BioIT Alliance members include Applied Biosystems, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Affymetrix, Agilent and other biomedical informatics, tools and services companies.

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