Life names first NGS center of excellence; inVentiv taps ViS for trial site database;

> Life Technologies ($LIFE) has named TriCore as its first next-generation sequencing center of excellence. Item

> InVentiv Health has signed a deal to access ViS Research's clinical trial site database. Piece

> An FDA division will use November Research Group's PRIMO software for product vigilance. News

> Google-backed DNAnexus has introduced a platform-as-a-service for next-generation sequencing. Release

> A European project is using bioinformatics to study how lipid metabolism affects psychotic disorders. Item

> The European Bioinformatics Institute is searching for a new data center to handle its IT needs. Post

> A 'biomedical Facebook' is aiming to accelerate cancer research. Article