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Amazon Buys ClusterK
| Bio-IT World News Brief | Yesterday, Amazon acquired ClusterK, a start up Bio-IT World covered in February for between $20 and $50 million, Venture Beat reported. more

WuXi NextCODE, DNAnexus Launch End-to-End Sequencing in China and Beyond
| Bio-IT World | Last week during the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, WuXi NextCODE and DNAnexus announced a strategic alliance to accelerate genomics worldwide. more

Industry Experts on Designing Research Platforms to Serve Patient Participants
| Bio-IT World | A keynote panel at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, featuring representatives from PatientsLikeMe, the Empowered Genome Community, and the Open Medicine Institute, addressed ways to make research meaningful for the patient participants who want to share their data and experiences with science. more

Illumina Pursues a $20B Market
| Forbes | Illumina, one of the most important companies in biomedicine, is still barely known to the public. But scientists, diagnostics makers, physicians, and Wall Street look at the company with a mix of fear and awe. Just as Intel became the company that sparked so much of the computer revolution, Illumina is driving the genomics revolution. more

New Projects for Pistoia
| Bio-IT World | Contributed Report | ZURICH--Early arrivals at the Pistoia Alliance Annual European Conference were able to enjoy the local festival of Sächsilüüte whereby a snowman (the Böögg, literally translated as the bogeyman) is packed with fireworks and placed atop a lit bonfire. The less time it takes for its head to explode, the better the summer will be. Although not usually so spectacularly explosive, the life sciences industry is certainly feeling the heat at present as technology develops rapidly and commercial pressures increase. The goal is to avoid a similar fate to that of the unfortunate Böögg.   more

Bio-IT World Recognizes 2015 Best of Show Winners

 April 27, 2015 | Bio IT World announced the 2015 winners of the Best of Show Awards Program on Wednesday to a packed audience at the Bio IT World Conference & Expo. The awards program recognizes the best of the


New ESI Instrument First to Support Sub-Cellular Elemental Imaging
| PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES - Apr 27, 2015 - PORTLAND, Ore., April 27, 2015—Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO), an innovator of laser-based manufacturing solutions for the micromachining industry, today announced the NWRimage™ system that gives researchers a powerful new tool for investigating elemental binding and transport within cells more

2015 Bio-IT World Best Practices Awards Winners Announced

 Bio IT World held an awards ceremony this morning at the 2015 Bio IT World Conference & Expo in Boston, announcing the winners of its eleventh annual Best Practices Awards competition. Five teams, from Biogen the University of California, Santa Cruz


XenoTech Plans Expansion to New Global Headquarters after Impressive Revenue Growth in 2014
| LENEXA, KS - Apr 21, 2015 - Contract Research Organization XenoTech, LLC, a division of Sekisui, has announced plans to relocate into a new 41,500 ft2 facility more

Creative Diagnostics Announces the Launch of Human TSH ELISA Kit
| SHIRLEY, NY, U.S. - Apr 21, 2015 - Creative Diagnostics, Inc. is happy to announce the product launch of a new Human TSH ELISA Kit. The TSH Human ELISA kit is an in vitro enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay used for the quantitative measurement of Human TSH in serum, plasma and cell culture supernatants more

| SAN MATEO, CA - Apr 20, 2015 - SAN MATEO, CALIFORNIA - Maverix Biomics, Inc. is demonstrating its growing industry leadership in the analysis of high throughput sequencing genomic data with several notable presentations at the 2015 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo to be held April 21 - 23 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts more

BC Platforms signs a co-operation agreement with Cloudlynx for GxP validated cloud services
| BASEL, SWITZERLAND - Apr 14, 2015 - A collaboration agreement where Cloudlynx provides cloud services for the BC Platforms software solutions was announced today at the Swiss Biotech Day 2015 in Basel more

Creative Biogene Launches Novel Plasmid DNA Production for Genetic & Biotech Research
| SHIRLEY, NY - Apr 16, 2015 - Creative Biogene, a leading manufacturer and provider of genomics and proteomics products and services for academic and governmental research institutes, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, today announced the launch of newly updated plasmid DNA production service for genetic & biotech research more

CENTOGENE revolutionizes the clinical interpretation of rare disease genetic variants
| ROSTOCK, GERMANY - Apr 1, 2015 - CENTOGENE AG (“CENTOGENE”) announces the launch of the world’s largest genetic mutation database for rare diseases, CentoMD® more

Rho CEO Laura Helms Reece Honored with Women in Business Award by the Triangle Business Journal
| CHAPEL HILL, NC, UNITED STATES - Apr 14, 2015 - Rho, a contract research organization (CRO) focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, recently announced that Laura Helms Reece, Rho's co-chief executive officer, was recognized as a top businesswoman by the Triangle Business Journal, a multimedia source for local business news, research and events in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill region of North Carolina, where Rho is headquartered more


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 E-WorkBook 10  

IDBS has revitalized its ELN software for multidisciplinary R&D with E WorkBook 10. The platform boasts a simple, intuitive interface, provides new ways to visualize, present and consume data and sees IDBS include its spreadsheet technology in the web client.


E-WorkBook 10 is based on a rich heritage of user-centric enterprise software. This major step forward offers a tried and tested solution, unlike some of the more niche software on the market. Existing users can add the web-enabled functionality any time. Total cost of ownership is reduced as the browser-based software enables central changes which can be deployed across the organization with minimum installation.


Are storage related obstacles getting in the way of your breakthroughs, discoveries and/or ability to manage data growth?   Would you like relief from scalability and bottleneck issues?  ClusterStor™ by Seagate can ingest, analyze and archive (big) data in a single engineered solution. Visit us at and discover how ClusterStor can alleviate storage aliments affording researchers, scientists and IT peace of mind knowing the trusted leader in HPC Storage is on the case.


RAID, Inc. is an agnostic solutions provider for the Bio-IT industry. We create customizable solutions that meet and exceed our customers' expectations for performance and functionality at an affordable price. With a technical support staff of PhDs and years of experience in the field, we ensure that you will get the very best in pre- and post-sales support.


RAID, Inc.’s Customizable Genomic Solution: Our fully customizable Genomic Solution consists of high-performance computational hardware with either state-of-the-art IBM P8 architecture or traditional Intel X86 architecture. Customers are able to select a user-friendly software layer with customized genomic pipeline solution or data analytic software. In addition, the customizable genomic solution includes a high-performance communication layer with a high-speed Infiniband interconnect, and a fine-tuned high-performance storage layer with a GPFS-

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How TGen is Applying High Performance Computing to Accelerate Cancer Research 
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An Integrated Platform for All Translational Medicine Data: Using Visual Analytics and Tibco Spotfire to Enhance Personalized Medicine and Translational Science  
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Trends in BioIT Data Management & Storage 
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Big Bioinformatics and Healthcare Analytics without Big Hassles 
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Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
April 29- May 1, 2014 • Boston, MA

BIOtech 2014 in Japan
May 14-16, 2014  • Tokyo, Japan

2nd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Data Congress
May 19-20, 2014 • London, UK

14th Annual Structure-Based Drug Design
May 21-22, 2014 • Boston, MA

15th Annual Drug Discovery Leaders Summit 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

6th Annual Drug Development Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

2nd Annual Discovery Chemistry & Drug Design Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

Conference on Translational Medicine
September 22-25, 2014 • Vienna, Austria

4th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

2nd Annual Single Cell Genomics & Transcriptomics Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

6th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Congress 2014
November 2014 • UK


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