More competition in DNA data analysis; Software aids work on biotech drug production;

Clinical IT

> A crowd of pharma groups attended a meeting for the Dose Finding Consortium that aims to, among other things develop software that quickly calculates optimal doses. Release

> Bio-IT World pinned awards on ePharmaSolutions for its algorithm that matches patients with clinical trials as well as other companies at the publication's show in Boston last week. Item

Big Data

> Austin-based Arpeggi pursues customers with the company's method of analyzing data from next-generation sequencing. Interview

> Bio-IT World doled out awards to standouts in Big Data, genomics and other fields, with Genomic Medicine Institute at Geisinger, Schrödinger, Prize4Life and GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) taking home hardware. Bio-IT World best practices

Informatics

> Cedars-Sinai has brought on medical statistics wiz Zhenqui Lui as director of bioinformatics in the hematology/oncology division. More

> SilicoLife maps microbes with software to aid work on boosting productivity of biotech drug manufacturing. Profile

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