Pocketing $47M in NIAID Contracts, Northrop Grumman Emerges as Bioinformatics Contender | GenomeWeb

Northrop Grumman isn’t exactly a household name in the bioinformatics sector, but that hasn’t stopped the defense contractor from snagging around $47 million worth of bioinformatics contracts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease over the last two years.

“When people hear the name Northrop Grumman, they don’t think of bioinformatics all in the same breath,” said Kevin Biersack, Northrop Grumman’s bioinformatics program manager.

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