Bill Gates-backed bio IT firm expands; NCI to create centralized genomic data repository;

> A Bill Gates-backed biotech software firm leased 16,500 square feet of space in Portland. Piece

> The University of Chicago teamed up with the National Cancer Institute to harmonize and centralize genomics data. News

> Tute Genomics raised $2.3 million to scale up its genome analytics platform. Post

> Datatrak struck a multi-year deal to provide its eClinical platform to a top five CRO. Release

> Congenica pocketed $1.6 million to develop its rapid genetic diagnostic tests. Article

> CRO Analytics began looking for companies to join a pilot program for its clinical trial quality system. Release

> Linguamatics and Thomson Reuters introduced a clinical text analytics tool. Item

> UCB adopted Cegedim Relationship Management's tools for Apple's iPad. News

> BaseHealth teamed up with Labco to offer its health management platform in Europe and South America. Post

> The NIH awarded researchers $2.1 million to develop a computational model of liver failure. More