Northwestern University Adopts DNASTAR Lasergene Software
MADISON, Wisconsin – March 31, 2014 – DNASTAR today announced that Northwestern University has entered into an agreement supporting an organization-wide site license of DNASTAR Lasergene software. This license provides access to DNASTAR software for all faculty, staff, and students of Northwestern University.
“As long-term Lasergene users, we have had great success using DNASTAR software within individual labs at Northwestern University,” said Jeff Weiss, PhD, Research Professor of Medicine and Director of Research Core Planning for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. “By entering into this agreement, we can now provide DNA, RNA, and protein sequence assembly and analysis software to all Northwestern researchers. This arrangement will help support and advance the research efforts of our scientists and provide a consistent set of tool for the University.”
Tom Schwei, Vice President and General Manager of DNASTAR, stated, “We are pleased to have entered into this agreement with Northwestern University to expand our presence on their campuses. This organization-wide license provides both the software and the support to allow Northwestern University faculty, staff, and students to achieve their most important sequence assembly and analysis objectives. We appreciate the trust placed in our software and our company, and we look forward to keeping Northwestern University updated with innovative technologies as we continue to enhance our sequence assembly and analysis software tools.”
Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.
DNASTAR, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, is a pioneer in the development and sale of software used to increase life scientists’ productivity using their desktop computer or on the Amazon Cloud. DNASTAR’s comprehensive software suite, Lasergene, supports molecular biologists, geneticists, and structural biologists in meeting virtually all of their DNA, RNA, and protein sequence needs, including Sanger and next-generation sequence assembly and analysis, protein sequence and structure analysis, and protein structure prediction with easy to use, affordable, flexible computer software.
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