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Virginia Tech Licenses GenoCAD Source Code to ISCB
January 13, 2010
The source code for a Web site that allows users to design synthetic genetic systems for biological research has been licensed to the International Society for Computational Biology with the aim of developing open source tools for the synthetic biology community.
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