European Molecular Biology Laboratory Signs Agreement to License Themis and Surflex-Dock Technologies from Tripos (TRPS)  
2/17/2009 10:10:44 AM

ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tripos™, a leading provider of drug discovery informatics products and services, today announced an agreement with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Europe’s leading research institution for molecular biology, to license Tripos’ Themis™ and Surflex-Dock™ software to support their efforts in Chemical Biology. According to Dr. Joe Lewis, Head of the Chemical Biology Core Facility, a collaboration between EMBL, the DKFZ [German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg] and the University of Heidelberg to provide the infrastructure and expertise to enable small molecule development to research groups at these institutions. “Anytime we can reduce the amount of time it takes to advance our drug discovery efforts, we are very pleased. Tripos’ Surflex-Dock, and new Themis product have enabled us to do exactly that.”