April 14, 2010

Life Sciences in San Diego Gets Analytical

Denise Gellene

San Diego’s role in computer analytics dates back to at least 1969, with the founding of Science Applications Inc., now SAIC, which used computer models to predict the effects of nuclear blasts for the Government. Today, a life sciences industry that didn’t exist in San Diego 40 years ago is embracing increasingly powerful computational tools to make sense of the massive amounts of data resulting from genetic discoveries and advances in molecular profiling.

Full story at Xconomy

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