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Room for a New Megacompany in Rare Disease?
TODAY | FierceBiotech | Shire, the Dublin-headquartered pharma company increasingly reliant on its rare disease portfolio, is making an aggressive move to acquire the newly spun-off biotech company Baxalta. more

Neanderthals Had Outsize Effect on Human Biology
| Nature News | Genome wide association studies, coupled with experiments in the lab, suggest that the small percentage of human DNA contributed by other hominid species like Neanderthals and Denisovans may have large phenotypic effects. more

Obama Announces National Strategic Computing Initiative
| Bio-IT World Brief | Yesterday President Obama has signed an executive order creating the National Strategic Computing Initiative. The Initiative aims to bring together several government agencies including the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and the National Science Foundation to pursue exascale computing. more

Exclusive Genomics pioneer Jun Wang on his new AI venture
| Nature News & Comment | Visionary leader of China's BGI tells Nature why he is stepping down to build a health-monitoring system based on a million genomes. more

July News and Product Briefs
| Bio-IT World | News and product briefs from around the industry, including Deep Genomins' DNA binding analytics and White House announcements about the Precision Medicine Initiative. more


PRESS RELEASES
Rancho BioSciences and BT to Provide Big Data Cloud Services to Life Sciences Sector
| SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES - Jul 14, 2015 - Rancho BioSciences, the Data Curation Company, today announced that they will work with BT to provide cloud-based data curation services to their joint customers more

Creative Bioarray Introduces Whole Chromosome Painting Probes to Biological Researchers
| NEW YORK, NY - Jul 20, 2015 - Creative Bioarray, an innovative biotechnology company who supplies research-use cells, cell culture medium and reagents, FISH probes, tissue array, microorganisms, equipments and related services, etc, has announced its Whole Chromosome Painting Probes to bio-research community more

Synexus continues expansion across Eastern Europe with three new clinical trial centres
| CHORLEY, UNITED KINGDOM - Jul 15, 2015 - Synexus continues to expand across Eastern Europe with three new Dedicated Research Centres in Bulgaria, Poland and Romania, bringing the total to nine centres in Eastern Europe and a total network of 25 across Europe and Africa more

KeyGene and GENALICE report significant mutual benefits of their partnership
| HARDERWIJK, NETHERLANDS - Jul 15, 2015 - Today, molecular genetics Ag Biotech company KeyGene and biomedical big data solutions company GENALICE, jointly mark the significant mutual benefits of their first two years of partnerships, running GENALICE MAP in full production as their preferred tool for primary Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis more

Qlucore announces 3 year license from Europe's largest biopharmaceutical company
| LUND, SWEDEN - Jul 15, 2015 - ~~Qlucore announces 3 year license from Europe's largest biopharmaceutical company
Software to help Actelion visualize and analyze "big data"
Qlucore, a world leader in the development of bioinformatics software, has announced a three year license contract with Actelion, one of Europe's leading biopharmaceutical companies more

Clinical Conductor CTMS Release Targets Precise, Accurate Research Management
| ROCHESTER, NY, UNITED STATES - Jul 14, 2015 - The latest iteration of Clinical Conductor CTMScontinues the proven strategy of providing research organizations with the most in-depth features and functionality available, further distancing the application from others in the industry, which fail to provide the tools necessary for truly complete clinical research management more

XenoTech Announces the Addition of In Vitro Toxicology to Its Extensive Portfolio of Drug Development Services; Appoints Colleen Toole as Principal Scientist of Newly Formed Department
| LENEXA, KS, UNITED STATES - Jul 14, 2015 - Contract Research Organization XenoTech, LLC, a division of Sekisui, announces the addition of in vitro toxicology to its global drug development service portfolio more

Aridhia announces revolutionary mini-app technology to accelerate clinical application development following RStudio collaboration
| EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - Jul 9, 2015 - Aridhia, the pioneering clinical and translational informatics company, today announced a revolutionary “mini-app” rapid development solution specifically for clinical applications more

EDGC and DIAGNOMICS SIGN AS INITIAL CUSTOMER FOR MAVERIX Dx PLATFORM
| SAN MATEO, CA - Jul 7, 2015 - Maverix Biomics, Inc. today announced that EDGC (the Eone-Diagnomics Genome Center), a joint venture between an affiliate of the Eone Life Science Institute and Diagnomics, signed a contract to be the initial diagnostic testing customer on the Maverix Dx Platform more

MAVERIX LAUNCHES Maverix Dx PLATFORM FOR DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATIONS
| SAN MATEO, CA - Jul 7, 2015 - Maverix Biomics, Inc., a leading provider of analytic solutions for high throughput sequencing genomic data, today announced market availability of the Maverix Dx Platform more



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Exxact designs a series of certified life science GPU systems in collaboration with life science software developers to provide value-add turnkey solutions for optimizing the scientific workflow and accelerating the pace of research. Each system is ready to run out of the box and capable of accelerating complex bioscience codes, in fields encompassing, drug discovery, biocatalyst design, molecular biology, bioinformatics and materials science.

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How TGen is Applying High Performance Computing to Accelerate Cancer Research 
Sponsored by Terascala

An Integrated Platform for All Translational Medicine Data: Using Visual Analytics and Tibco Spotfire to Enhance Personalized Medicine and Translational Science  
Sponsored by PerkinElmer 

Trends in BioIT Data Management & Storage 
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Big Bioinformatics and Healthcare Analytics without Big Hassles 
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Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
April 29- May 1, 2014 • Boston, MA

BIOtech 2014 in Japan
May 14-16, 2014  • Tokyo, Japan

2nd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Data Congress
May 19-20, 2014 • London, UK

14th Annual Structure-Based Drug Design
May 21-22, 2014 • Boston, MA

15th Annual Drug Discovery Leaders Summit 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

6th Annual Drug Development Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

2nd Annual Discovery Chemistry & Drug Design Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

Conference on Translational Medicine
September 22-25, 2014 • Vienna, Austria

4th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

2nd Annual Single Cell Genomics & Transcriptomics Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

6th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Congress 2014
November 2014 • UK
 

 

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