Infoworld: genome is open source, too

Infoworld,reports in this article about two genome researchers views of open source expoused at the O’Reilly convention: ‘…two leading researchers involved with the sequencing of the human genome delivered presentations citing the benefits of open source both in the development of computer systems and in science.

Ewan Birney, team leader for genomic annotation at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), and Jim Kent, a research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, spoke Thursday at the O’Reilly Open Source Conference here.

“I don’t think you can have science without open source,”…

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