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SGI Joins Microsoft's BioIT Alliance

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — SGI today said it has joined the BioIT Alliance, the consortium of companies created by Microsoft to develop new data-management and -handling strategies in the life sciences field, including drug discovery and health care research.
 
SGI offers server and storage solutions for clients in a variety of industries, and makes a workflow station designed for handling life sciences data.

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For Martian Fuel

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To Boost Rapid Testing

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PNAS Papers on Strawberry Evolution, Cell Cycle Regulators, False-Positive Triplex Gene Editing

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