Microsoft Transfers Open Source Bioinformatics Suite to Nonprofit in Bid to Boost Participation | GenomeWeb

By Uduak Grace Thomas

Microsoft Research said this week that it has handed the reins of its open source bioinformatics toolkit to the Outercurve Foundation, a nonprofit group charged with encouraging corporate participation in open source software projects.

As part of the transfer, the name of the toolkit has been changed from the Microsoft Biology Foundation to .Net Bio.

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