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KWS to evaluate Persephone for its global product segments

06:20 29 September in General News
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Ceres, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, today announced that KWS SAAT SE, a global seed developer with operations in over 70 counties, will evaluate Ceres’ Persephone bioinformatics technology under a license agreement. Originally developed for in-house use by Ceres, the Persephone system allows researchers to organize, store, access and explore a diverse array of DNA-related information in much the same way online mapping programs allow users to explore geographic regions and locations. “We look forward to working with researchers at KWS to demonstrate how Persephone can help deliver complex genomic information directly to its diverse product development groups,” said Tim Swaller, Ceres...

HZPC Selects Persephone for Its Primary Genome Browser

12:11 11 May in General News
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Ceres, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company, today announced that the company has licensed its Persephone bioinformatics software to global seed potato developer, HZPC Holland BV. The software license agreement provides a non-exclusive license to HZPC as well as professional support services. HZPC is the most recent multi-national life sciences company to adopt Persephone as its primary genome browser. Originally developed for in-house use by Ceres, the Persephone software allows researchers to store, access and explore DNA databases in much the same way online mapping programs allow users to explore geographic regions and locations. Today, hundreds of life scientists around the globe...

Release of 4.0.0.12 and Migration to .NET 4.5

00:00 13 October in General News
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Our latest update (4.0.0.12) consolidates several database tables, making the data structure more consistent and easy to use. We introduced a tree structure for tracks. Now the map tracks can be grouped together, which facilitates showing/hiding multiple tracks with one click. Visibility of tracks in vertical and horizontal view is saved between user sessions. We also successfully completed the migration to .NET 4.5 and squashed some bugs on the way....