Waegener signs clinical software agreement with SDS-Medical; Beijing Union buys Instem's Provantis preclinical software;

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> Devices company Waegener has signed a clinical trial software agreement with SDS-Medical Software Solutions. Press release

> At the annual UCSF School of Medicine leadership retreat, the discussions focused on the deluge of data and the bioinformatics capabilities needed to cope with it. Article

> Chinese company Beijing Union has purchased Instem's Provantis preclinical software solution. Press release

> Almac has launched a next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis service. Press release

> Researchers from Hong Kong have used computer simulation to propose a strategy for complete prokaryotic genomic sequencing. Abstract

> A new computational approach from the U.S. and Italy has found Duchenne muscular dystrophy biomarkers. Article

> In silico tumor dynamics could lead to new routes for anti-tumor treatment. Abstract

> BioStat International has received trademark status for its proprietary, web-based clinical trial data management software, rED Cap. Article

> TranscriptomeBrowser 3.0 could help researchers access known and predicted molecular interactions. Abstract

> Gene/protein networks are increasingly important in drug development, and a new software package--graphite--may help reduce pathway complexity. Abstract

> BMC Bioinformatics has published a special issue on "Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences (SWAT4LS) 2010." Table of contents

And Finally... An Indiana University Ph.D. student has received $50K from Persistent Systems to develop software to identify and quantify glycopeptides from mass spectrometry data. Press release