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Software and Databases From Cornell, Scripps, WorkingObjects, and Mips

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ITHACA, NY--In separate developments, Cornell University here, the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, and WorkingObjects.com, have made new bioinformatics software available over the web while the Munich Information Center for Protein Sequences has put a new database online. Cornell's Parallel Processing Resource for Biomedical Scientists at the Cornell Theory Center has released programs for molecular and protein modeling; Scripps has launched a Java-based molecular modeling program called Biomer; and WorkingObjects.com has released PharmTools SDK Suite version 1.0, a collection of reusable Java frameworks and toolkits for use in development of bioinformatics applications. For its part, MIPS has launched the Human Information Base, a database of annotated human gene clusters. More information can be found respectively at: http://www.tc.cornell.edu/reports/NIH/resource/CompBiologyTools/; http://www.scripps.edu/~nwhite/Biomer/index.html; http://www.workingobjects.com/; and http://www.mips.biochem.mpg.de/proj/human.

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