Protein Lounge Offers an Online Hangout for Multiple Data Resources | GenomeWeb

Protein Lounge may be the only bioinformatics company that got its start in the publishing business. Samik Singh, CEO of the San Diego-based provider of biomolecular databases and online software tools, does double duty as the publisher and editor of the monthly Biotech Journal, which launched in late 2000.

“After about two years we started making a good amount of profit, so I thought it might be a good idea to make a database,” Singh said. “There was really no particular reason to do it.”

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