U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research Licenses MetaCore for Biomarker Research
News Feb 04, 2008
GeneGo, Inc. has announced that the U.S. Army has extended their license of MetaCore. The US Army Center for Environmental Health Research will use MetaCore in its Biomarker Discovery Program to identify novel biomarkers for exposure to TICs/TIMs in order to provide enhanced health surveillance for military personnel.
"We are pleased that institutes on the bleeding edge of technology such as the U.S. Army are using MetaCore in their research," said Julie Bryant, Vice President of Business Development at GeneGo.
"Soldiers and other service members can be exposed to a large number of toxic industrial chemicals and materials (TICs/TIMs) from occupational sources, from environmental pollution or as result of military activity. We are proud that our software may help in an ongoing research on environmental pollution dangers."
Early Life-Changing Experiences Also Change Your GenesNews
Factors in early life such as maternal care influence the number and modifications of certain 'jumping genes' - a finding that ties together nature and nurture.READ MORE
Genetic Identity of Atacama "Alien" Skeleton RevealedNews
A mysterious six-inch skeleton found in the Chilean desert was thought to be the answer to extraterrestrial life. Instead, it may provide solutions to some very human questions about mutation.READ MORE