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Behind the knoSYS 100: Building the Genome Supercomputer
| Bio-IT World Contributed Commentary | In the fall of 2012, when Knome launched the knoSYS 100 “genome supercomputer”, the company envisioned that every next-generation sequencing platform would one day sit alongside an analysis and interpretation engine. Silicon Mechanics stepped in to make that vision a reality. more

Roche Planning to Stay Out of Acquisitions
| Reuters | Roche is staying out of the pharma merger and acquisition fray, the CEO said. "We're sticking to our previous strategy... [of] small acquisitions and partnerships." more

Berry Genomics, Illumina Seek Chinese Regulatory Approval for NIPT
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Berry Genomics has chosen Illumina next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology as the platform on which Berry hopes to secure Chinese Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) regulatory approval for clinical applications. The combined "system" is in late stage CFDA testing, the Chinese company says. more

Universal Language: The Pistoia Alliance Takes on Indescribable Biology
| Bio-IT World | The Pistoia Alliance received a Best Practices Award at this year's Bio-IT World Conference & Expo for its work on HELM, a project that establishes a standard notation for complex macromolecules that are too large to sketch out atomically, but too heterogeneous to express as chains of RNA or amino acids. The project will aid interoperability across the industry, as pharma companies increasingly rely on strange, hybrid biochemistry in creating new therapeutics. more

Could CRISPR Transform Wild Ecosystems?
| Bio-IT World | In a paper published yesterday in the open access journal eLife, George Church and colleagues discuss the potential for "gene drives" that alter the genomes of whole wild populations using CRISPR gene editing technology, and weigh the risks and public interests surrounding such initiatives. more

Illumina Acquires Regulatory Strategy Consulting Firm
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Illumina today announced its acquisition of Myraqa, a consulting firm specializing in the regulatory strategy surrounding in vitro diagnostics, particularly companion diagnostics. more

Novartis Signs On to License Google's Glucose-Monitoring Contact Lenses
| New York Times | Google and Novartis have announced a partnership for Novartis to license Google's smart contact lens that could measure a wearer's blood sugar levels. more

IBM Gains Ground with SoftLayer Cloud
| Computerworld | IBM is gaining cloud ground with its SoftLayer product, Big Blue says, reporting 6,000 new customers in the last year and $1.2 billion invested in data centers. more

DataDirect Networks Joins Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
| Santa Clara, Calif.—July 22, 2014 - Powering Over One-Third of the World’s Top SequencingCompanies, DDN Will Contribute Expertise in Data Representation, Storage, Analysis and Security of Genomic Data more

Tute Genomics Biomarker Discovery Platform to Support Brigham Young University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Research
| PROVO, NY, UNITED STATES - Jul 22, 2014 - Tute Genomics Biomarker Discovery Platform to Support Brigham Young University's Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Research Provo, Utah (July 22, 2014)  -- Tute Genomics today announced that its genome annotation and discovery platform will support Brigham Young University's (BYU) efforts to advance Alzheimer's disease genetics research more

Dotmatics Appoints Shikha O’Brien as Vice President of Strategic Sales and Marketing
| BISHOP'S STORTFORD, UK - Jul 22, 2014 - ~~Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr more

Miyachi America Announces Sigma Femtosecond Laser Tube Cutter
| MONROVIA, CA - Jul 22, 2014 - Miyachi America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of laser welding, laser marking and micro machining equipment and systems, announces its new Sigma Femtosecond Laser Tube cutting system more

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Enters R&D Agreement with Myos Corporation to Develop Small Molecules Targeting Sarcopenia and Cachexia
| RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, UNITED STATES - Jul 17, 2014 - Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, has entered an R&D agreement with MYOS Corporation (“MYOS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: MYOS), an emerging biotherapeutics and bionutrition company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of products that improve muscle health and performance more

RainDance Technologies Appoints Kathy Ordoñez to Board of Directors
| BILLERICA, MA - Jul 16, 2014 - RainDance Technologies, Inc., a genomics tools company simplifying the analysis of complex genetic diseases, today announced the appointment of Kathy Ordoñez to its Board of Directors more

Latest Clinical Conductor Release Debuts First-Ever CTMS Configurations
| ROCHESTER, NY, UNITED STATES - Jul 16, 2014 - The Clinical Conductor CTMS team is proud to announce yet another major advancement in CTMS technology more

David Hall Joins Rho as Principal Investigator of Bioinformatics
| CHAPEL HILL, NC, UNITED STATES - Jul 16, 2014 - David Hall Joins Rho as Principal Investigator of BioinformaticsGenome informatics specialist played central role in business development activities resulting in award of more than $40M in federal contracts with bioinformatics and -omics focus Chapel Hill, NC  ̶  DATE  Rho, a contract research organization (CRO) focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, today announced that David Hall has joined its team as a principal investigator (PI) specializing in bioinformatics at its Research Triangle Park headquarters in North Carolina more

MolecularHealth Hires Medical Director for U.S. Next-Gen Sequencing Lab
| THE WOODLANDS, TX, UNITED STATES - Jul 14, 2014 - MolecularHealth announced today the appointment of Gabriel Bien-Willner, M.D., Ph.D., as medical director of its CLIA-certified next-generation sequencing lab in The Woodlands, Texas more

Cloud Pharmaceuticals Granted 1M Hours of Supercomputer Time to Target Orphan Diseases Including Malaria
| RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, UNITED STATES - Jul 14, 2014 - Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, announced today the expansion of its drug design and development program more


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University of Minnesota
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Biomarker Workflow/Bioinformatics Analyst
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