UK s Medical Research Council to Eliminate RFCGR Bioinformatics Group, Placing EMBOSS at Risk | GenomeWeb

In a move that imperils a bioinformatics staple — and raises broader questions about the long-term stability of open source informatics resources — the UK’s Medical Research Council has announced it will shut down the bioinformatics division of the Rosalind Franklin Center for Genomics Research (RFCGR), which currently hosts the EMBOSS software package.

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