Omicia, a bioinformatics startup based in Emeryville, Calif., has taken a page from the height of the Human Genome Project in an effort to create an informatics platform for the post-genomic era.
 
The company recently hosted a so called “annotation jamboree” — a term coined in 2000 by participants of a two-week public/private workshop to annotate the then newly sequenced Drosophila genome. 
 

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