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WekaIO, PetaGene To Showcase An End-to-End Optimized Genomics Workflow At BioIT World

Bio-IT World News Brief | WekaIO demonstrated an optimized genomics data analysis workflow at Bio-IT World in Boston, Mass., this week. The demonstration featured WekaIO Matrix, the world’s fastest parallel file system; PetaGene, the maker of award-winning genomics data compression solutions, and recent Bio-IT World Best of Show winner; and incorporates Sentieon’s award-winning genomics tools, for accelerated genomic data analysis, and Western Digital’s ActiveScale cloud object storage for long-term storage and archival.


Bio-IT World Announces Inaugural Innovative Practices Awards Winners

Bio-IT World | Bio-IT World has announced the winners of the 2019 Innovative Practices Awards. The winners were announced live at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo. Entries from Abbvie, Novo Nordisk, and Sentieon were honored.


Bio-IT World Announces 2019 Best Of Show Award Winners

Bio-IT World | Today Bio-IT World announced the 2019 winners of the Best of Show Awards Program to a packed audience at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo. ONTOFORCE, Genomenon, Genedata, Kanda Software, and PetaGene were honored.


Genomenon Partners With Google To Make Genomic Data Available On Google Cloud Platform

Bio-IT World News Brief | Genomenon announced a partnership with Google to make the company’s genomic mutation data available on Google Cloud Platform.


Is A Science DMZ The Key To Solving Poor Data Utilization?

Bio-IT World Contributed Commentary | It is often said that the bio-pharmaceutical industry is facing an onslaught of data, in volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. Can a science "demilitarized zone" be the answer?


Othram Awarded Research Sequencing Grant At SXSW By Illumina Accelerator

Bio-IT World | New forensic sequencing lab, Othram, was awarded a research sequencing grant from Illumina Accelerator after presenting at SXSW for the "Digitizing Biology Through Genomics" session as part of the Energizing Health House program.


Blockchain – Not Just For Bitcoin

Bio-IT World | Like any new technology, blockchain must find its place. Richard Shute believes that one of those places is in the life sciences, where it can benefit researchers and drug companies while protecting patients.


FAIR Data, A Fair Desiderata

Bio-IT World | The principles of FAIR data—Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability—seek to improve the way data are collected and stored with the goal of preserving datasets from original research while allowing them to be reused or combined in novel ways.


Bio-IT World Announces 2019 Best Of Show People's Choice Award Contenders

Bio-IT World | Bio-IT World is pleased to announce the 2019 Best of Show competition with the Bio-IT World People’s Choice award.


Creative Diagnostics Launches Anticoccidial Drug Analysis for Researchers
TODAY | SHIRLEY, NY - Apr 23, 2019 - As a global leading supplier of antibodies, small molecule conjugates and critical assay reagents for bio-technology industry, Creative Diagnostics today announced the launch of a series of innovative anticoccidial drug analysis products and services for its global clients more

Creative Biolabs Released Manufacturability Assessment Service for Lab Use
| SHIRLEY, IL - Apr 19, 2019 - Manufacturability assessments are designed to identify mechanical and electrical design enhancements that significantly improve manufacturability and product quality without compromising functionality more

CRF Bracket’s David Daniel and Gary Sachs Recipients of 2019 ISCDD Scientific Leadership Awards and Intra-Cellular Therapies’ Sharon Mates Receives 2019 Leadership Award.
| LAS VEGAS, NV, UNITED STATES - Apr 18, 2019 - The International Society for CNS Drug Development (ISCDD),  a non-profit, independent society focused on improving CNS drug development,  announced today that Sharon Mates, Ph more

Shimmer Launches Version 2.0 of its NeuroLynQ™ Neuromarketing Platform
| CAMBRIDGE, MA - Apr 18, 2019 - Shimmer, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, today announced the launch of version 2 more

Bioclinica Launches NAFLD/NASH Clinical Trials Practice
| PRINCETON, NJ, UNITED STATES - Apr 18, 2019 -  Bioclinica®, a leading provider of science and technology expertise to assist the life science industry in advancing the development of medical therapies, announced today that it has assembled a team of experts dedicated to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its more advanced form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), to help sponsors develop therapeutics using medical imaging and other biomarkers in clinical trials more

| MENLO PARK, CA - Apr 18, 2019 - Avellino Labs, global biotechnology and genetic science innovators, announced today Eric Bernabei has joined the company as chief sales and marketing officer (CSMO) more

New PG rating makes Integrative Genomics Viewer more accessible for compressed data.
| CAMBRIDGE, UK, UNITED KINGDOM - Apr 18, 2019 - PetaGene, the leader in compression technology for genomic data has released their own version of the Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV) for Mac and Windows called IGV—PetaGene Edition (IGV-PG) more

CloudLIMS’ New Document Management Module Enables Testing Laboratories to Gain ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
| WILMINGTON, US - Apr 18, 2019 - Wilmington, Delaware – 18, 2019, CloudLIMS, a leading laboratory data management informatics provider, announces the release of the Document Management Module for its Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), CloudLIMS more

Spectra Logic and Arcitecta Debut Joint Genomics Data Management Solution at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo ‘19
| BOSTON, MA, UNITED STATES - Apr 16, 2019 - Spectra Logic and Arcitecta will be premiering the joint BlackPearl® Converged Storage System and Mediaflux® Genomic Data Management Solution in Booth #626 on April 16-18, and presenting “Metadata – The DNA of Your Life Sciences Data,” in the Solutions Theatre, on Thursday, April 18, from 1:25 to 1:45 p more

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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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