GeoLearning & GeneEd Partner to Deliver Integrated Life Science E-Learning

October 22, 2002

GeoLearning, Inc., a leading developer of learning management systems and Web-based training solutions, announced today that it has developed a strategic content partnership with GeneEd, the leading provider of e-learning content focused on life sciences. GeoLearning and GeneEd will work together to meet the life science, scientific, and medical training needs of GeoLearning’s current and future customers throughout the public and private sectors, and GeneEd has integrated its e-learning courseware within GeoLearning’s ASP-delivered GeoMaestro™ learning management system and e-learning delivery platform.

GeneEd’s catalog of over 150 life science e-learning courses—in such subject areas as the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, genomics, molecular biology, good laboratory practices, good manufacturing practices and computer-assisted drug design—have been integrated with the GeoMaestro™ learning management system. GeoMaestro™ is the learning management system and e-learning delivery platform behind the Gov Online Learning Center (, the U.S. federal government’s employee training site. The system provides easy one-stop access to just-in-time training for the 1.8 million people employed by the federal government.

“This new partnership adds an important library of courses to our ever-expanding online catalog,” said Frank Russell, president and CEO of GeoLearning. “We are very excited to begin offering GeneEd’s interactive courses to our customers, and look forward to them opening up new opportunities with prospects.”

“The ability to deploy high quality, scientifically validated life science e-learning enables government departments and private sector organizations to deliver the mission-critical scientific and regulatory training their employees need to move those organizations forward,” said Salil Patel, PhD, chief science officer and co-founder of GeneEd. “GeneEd’s life science e-learning, integrated with GeoLearning’s GeoMaestro™ LMS, delivers the critical information these departments and organizations need in the rapidly advancing fields of therapeutic science, pharmaceutical and medical regulatory compliance, and the latest advancements in biopharmaceutical technology”.

About GeoLearning, Inc.

GeoLearning is the leading provider of ASP-delivered learning management systems and e-learning content for organizations around the world, including Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies and educational institutions. With no hardware or software to install, the company’s GeoMaestro™ and GeoExpress™ e-learning platforms can be implemented in days, giving clients the power to launch AICC and SCORM-compliant courseware, deliver synchronous events, manage a blended learning environment, track learner progress and measure learning results. Additional information about GeoLearning can be found at

About GeneEd, Inc.

GeneEd, Inc. was founded in 1997 to provide life science and healthcare e-learning solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, instrument and medical device, and hospital/HMO industries. GeneEd’s life science industry customers include AstraZeneca, Pfizer, the ALZA division of Johnson & Johnson, Celera, Bio-Rad and IBM Life Sciences. GeneEd utilizes the best life science content, combined with advanced e-learning development technology, to rapidly create basic and advanced curricula in the areas of genomics, therapeutic area training (for clinical research, product development, and sales and marketing teams), computer-assisted drug design, drug discovery and development, pharmacogenomics and clinical genomics, bioinformatics and microarray informatics, and therapeutic and diagnostic products. GeneEd, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Visit for additional information about GeneEd and its courseware.