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Nuclea Biotechnologies Expands Office Space, Launches Research Partnership


Nuclea Biotechnologies this week opened a new bioinformatics and imaging center and launched a partnership with Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts that will focus on developing a bioinformatics research program at the school.

Pittsfield, Mass.-based Nuclea has relocated its data center to a 1,700-square-foot space leased from the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority at the William Stanley Business Park. The company also extended high fiber broadband internet to the site.

Its partnership with MCLA is intended to bring together students with a strong interest in bioinformatics and faculty members to pursue research projects and student internships.

MCLA is one of three institutions — Berkshire Community College and Clark University were the two others —selected by Nuclea last year to house compute clusters that would be used to analyze complex mathematical, biological, and chemical information (BI 4/8/2011).

Last summer, Nuclea said that it would use the cluster it installed at Clark University to support a proteomic and metabolic center that would enable researchers to analyze, identify, and quantify molecular targets as part of their biomedical research, clinical diagnostic discovery, and drug development efforts (BI 7/15/2011).

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