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New CLARITY Challenge Open to Entries, to Tackle Undiagnosed Diseases
| Clinical Informatics News | Boston Children’s Hospital is launching CLARITY Undiagnosed, a $25,000 competition to identify molecular diagnoses for five families with as-yet undiagnosed conditions. The Challenge kicks off in conjunction with a documentary film tracing the journeys of the patients and—possibly—the teams. Teams have until June 11 to register more

Genome in a Bottle Uncapped
| Bio-IT World | As the Genome in a Bottle Consortium and the National Institute of Standards and Technology announce the first reference DNA samples as trusted standards for genomic sequencing, the FDA weighs a regulatory role for the new reference material. more

Schizophrenia Genomics Study Looks for Somatic Mosaicism in Brain Cells
| Bio-IT World | The Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD) announced a 5-year, $10.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a first-of-its-kind multi-site, interdisciplinary project to research potentially non-inherited genetic causes of schizophrenia. By identifying the root biological origins now, more precise and effective therapies can be developed later. more

Celgene to Use Cypher Genomics’ Data Analytics in Drug Development
| Xconomy | Under a collaboration announced today, San Diego-based Cypher Genomics said it would use its biomarker discovery service to help New Jersey's Celgene identify key genetic variants among patients who respond well to specific drugs. more

AWS upgrades highlight growing focus on cloud management
| Computerworld | Amazon Web Services is hoping better management tools will convince enterprises to move more applications to the cloud, but getting their internal management processes right is even more important than anything the vendor can offer. more

Leading Gravimetric-based Pharmacy Medication Workflow Solution, BD Cato™, Now Available with Visual Documentation Hardware (VDH) Camera
| FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ - May 1, 2015 - Franklin Lakes, NJ (April 30, 2015) - BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that its BD Cato™ Medication Workflow software product is now available with an optional, camera-based, visual documentation hardware 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



EPCS Authentication: ProviderPass
Exostar's new ProviderPass solution offers second factor authentication for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS). ProviderPass enables HealthIT Vendors to utilize their existing ePrescribing platforms, while still complying with new DEA security mandates for a two-factor process.


Deploy our ProviderPass turnkey standalone authentication service in as little as 90 days and enable EPCS with minimal development time and resources, all while preserving your front-end user interface. Let us focus on physician identity proofing and token management, while you focus on your core clinical competencies.


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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.

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Data Integration in Life Science – Are You Ready? |
Thu, May 1 at 1 pm EST | Sponsored by YarcData  

Ready...Set...Collaborate--Saving Millions with Faster Time to Market |
Thu, May 15 at 11 am EST | Sponsored by Exostar 

Redefining Targeted Sequencing: Complete Coverage of Targeted Regions via an Innovative Massively-Parallel Singleplex PCR Enrichment |

Wed, May 28 at 1 pm EST | Sponsored by Wafergen

Genome-Phenome Analysis |
Wed, June 25 at 1 pm EST  | Sponsored by SimulConsult

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How TGen is Applying High Performance Computing to Accelerate Cancer Research 
Sponsored by Terascala

An Integrated Platform for All Translational Medicine Data: Using Visual Analytics and Tibco Spotfire to Enhance Personalized Medicine and Translational Science  
Sponsored by PerkinElmer 

Trends in BioIT Data Management & Storage 
Sponsored by Avere Systems 

Big Bioinformatics and Healthcare Analytics without Big Hassles 
Sponsored by Paradigm4

Manage Complexity by Visual Data Exploration 
Sponsored by Qlucore

Digital Signatures in the Enterprise
Sponsored by ARX 

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Upcoming Events 

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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World Tour of Genomics Resources - May 21, 2015

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