KRAKÓW, Poland, May 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Ardigen, a bioinformatics company combining bio-data science and complementary advanced software support, is providing bioinformatics and software development services to EpiBiome, a precision microbiome engineering company based in California, US.
The scope of collaboration focuses on improving analyses dedicated to microbiome profiling, which includes work on the algorithms and databases dedicated to bacterial identification.
"We're very pleased to have an opportunity to work with such a dynamic and inspiring company as EpiBiome," said Janusz Homa, Chief Executive Officer at Ardigen. "I truly believe that excellent communication, combined with the bioinformatics and software development expertise of the Ardigen team, constitutes a foundation for successful and long-lasting cooperation between our companies."
"Ardigen has been a great resource to EpiBiome," states Dr. Bruno Marchon, Chief Technical Officer at EpiBiome. "We're extremely happy with their level of responsiveness, attention to details, and overall technical insight. Their breadth of knowledge and technical skills span a wide range of biotechnology- and IT-related topics, from the hard bioinformatics algorithm optimization to genomic database query, and web interface development for data output."
EpiBiome is a venture-backed precision microbiome engineering company based in South San Francisco. Its mission is to develop effective and sustainable FDA-approved therapies to combat infectious disease in humans and in agriculture without the use of antibiotics. EpiBiome employs a highly specific phage-based approach to eliminating problematic bacteria, whilst leaving the rest of the microbial community intact. For more information, visit http://www.epibiome.com.
Ardigen is a Polish bioinformatics company combining bio-data science and complementary advanced software services to support data-driven Life Science and Healthcare organizations. Ardigen uniquely combines the skills of experienced information technology teams with the creative approach of biologists and chemists. Our core strength is a mixed team of world-class bioinformaticians, mathematicians, statisticians, data scientists and software developers. We strongly believe that advanced IT technologies are essential to the life science & healthcare industries. The marriage of scientific potential with the possibilities offered by the modern IT technologies in the hands of our informaticians and software developers opens up a completely new area of technology solutions and services supporting our partners.
Read more about Ardigen: http://www.ardigen.com/index.php/en/
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