Press Release: Eagle Genomics Ltd. becomes an associate partner of Open PHACTS project

(PDFCambridge, UK – The Open PHACTS consortium is pleased to announce an Associate Partner relationship with Eagle Genomcis Ltd. (Eagle). Eagle intend to work with the consortium members to interface Open PHACTS with genomics tools (e.g. the Ensembl Browser) and workflows (e.g. Hive/Galaxy), and also facilitate the integration of data from major genomics references databases (e.g. Ensembl) into Open PHACTS data stores. Eagle is a leading provider of bioinformatics services to the entire life sciences and biotechnology industry and have established a strong reputation as experts in the field of genomic data analysis and integration. Richard Holland, Chief Business Officer of Eagle, comments “Eagle’s recent experiences in semantic web research combined with our long track record in delivering genomic data analysis solutions to the pharmaceuticals industry mean that we are well placed to make a valuable contribution to the work of the Open PHACTS consortium. We are excited about the potential of this project and the opportunities it opens up for the application of semantic web technology to accelerating drug discovery research.”