In December 1999, Pangea Systems became DoubleTwist, Inc. - a new application service provider (ASP)/ Internet company devoted to empowering life scientists. The change reflects a new focus on this Internet portal. DoubleTwist.com integrates powerful tools and data behind automated research agents that retrieve and interpret data based on the user's scientific questions. The company's traditional data warehousing and mining software power the site, enabling life science research through an easy-to-use interface on the Web.
DoubleTwist has established a talented and experienced development team of scientific and technical personnel dedicated to building software solutions that address the biological data management needs of life scientists.
DoubleTwist's scientific team is comprised of leading experts in their respective fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, protein chemistry, bioinformatics, computer science and computational biology. They come to DoubleTwist from world-renowned institutions, including Stanford University, UCLA, UC Berkeley, UCSF, University of Pennsylvania, Sandoz Pharmaceutical, Onyx Pharmaceutical, Incyte, Molecular Simulations, Molecular Dynamics, Roche and Glaxo Wellcome.
The company's software engineers have extensive experience in commercial-grade software systems, with particular expertise in relational database and object-oriented development. They come to DoubleTwist from some of the industry's most successful companies, including Apple, Oracle and IBM.