Burnham Institute Renews License for NextBio Software
NextBio said this week that the Burnham Institute for Medical Research has renewed and expanded its license to NextBio's life-science search engine.
Under the terms of the expanded agreement, all scientists at the institute will gain access to the NextBio software, which allows them to search data from public and proprietary sources.
Financial terms of the agreement were not provided.
GSK Expands Licensing Agreement for GeneGo’s Software
GeneGo said this week that GlaxoSmithKline has extended a licensing agreement for its systems biology software tools.
The expanded agreement provides GSK’s bioinformatics, R&D, and clinical researchers with global access to GeneGo’s MetaCore, MapEditor, and MetaBase informatics tools.
GSK will use MetaCore, a collection of pathway maps and network models, as “a repository of all types of experimental data as well as resulting analyses,” GeneGo said.
GSK has been a GeneGo customer since 2005, when it signed an agreement to use the company’s MetaBase database of human biology and medicinal chemistry.
Financial terms of the expanded agreement were not provided.
NCBO, University of Buffalo to Host Training Course in Biomedical Ontology
The National Center for Biomedical Ontology and the University at Buffalo Department of Philosophy said this week that they are sponsoring a two-day training course in biomedical ontology to be held in Buffalo, NY, April 12-13.
The course will provide an introductory survey of methods and an overview of current developments in ontology in the life sciences.
Further details are available here.