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#TCGC15: Databases, Genomics, and Making Clinical Sequencing Work
| Bio-IT World News Brief | The fourth annual Clinical Genome Conference wrapped up last week in San Francisco. It was a packed three days of short courses, presentations, and discussion that spilled over the time slots and into the evening. Thankfully, much of it ended up on Twitter. more

Report from the Festival of Genomics
| Bio-IT World | A new event held this week in Boston, the Festival of Genomics, aimed to engage the public with this burgeoning science, while emphasizing to scientists the importance of data sharing and of integrating DNA data with meaningful health information in order to deliver on the promises of genomic medicine. more

Mount Sinai Announces Precision Wellness Center
| Bio-IT World | The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the Harris Center for Precision Wellness. The center is part of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology and will be directed by Joel Dudley of the Icahn Institute and Gregory Stock, formerly of UCLA. more

Google Genomics, Broad Partner, Offer GATK on Google Cloud Platform
| Bio-IT World News Brief | This morning Google Genomics announced a partnership with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to, “combine the power, security, and scale of Google Cloud Platform with Broad Institute’s expertise in scientific analysis.” The first offering will be the GATK on Google Cloud Platform.  more

Duplications in Figures, Data in Oncology Journals
| In the Pipeline | Here's a disturbing read for you: the author of this paper (Morten Oksvold, of Oslo University) sat down and did what none of us ever do. He chose three different journals in the oncology field, picked one hundred and twenty papers, at random, from their recent issues, and carefully looked every one of them over for duplications in the figures and data. On PubPeer, you can see what he found. Nearly a quarter of the papers had problems. more

Genedata and IntelliCyt Forge Alliance to Transform Cell-based Screening in Drug Discovery
| ALBUQUERQUE, NM, UNITED STATES - Jun 17, 2015 - Genedata and IntelliCyt today announced an alliance that brings together the market-leading strengths of each company to transform screening of suspension cells more

Development of Bioanalysis
| SHIRLEY, NY - Jun 18, 2015 - Tags: bioanalysis, biological analysis, mass spectrometry From Janssen company:Biomarker is a part of all phases of drug development more

Agena Bioscience European Distributors Expand to KAWA.SKA and BioGen-Analytica
| SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES - Jun 11, 2015 - Agena Bioscience today expanded its European distributors through new relationships with KAWA.SKA in Poland and BioGen-Analytica in Russia more

| BOSTON, MA, UNITED STATES - Jun 9, 2015 - London, UK & Boston, USA. June 9th 2015:  Digital Science announced today the appointment of Daniel Hook, currently Director of Research Metrics at Digital Science, as its new Managing Director more

A New Regenerative Drug Molecule For Pancreas Was Introduced
| NEW YORK, NY - Jun 8, 2015 - BOC Sciences-recently a new synthetic molecule was introduced by an authoritative research center in America more

Vicon Celebrates Accelerated Growth in Life Sciences with the Addition of New Customers
| OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - Jun 5, 2015 - Motion capture technology specialist Vicon has announced growing momentum in the life sciences sector with several recent customer wins more

Rho Chairman and Co-Founder Ronald W. Helms Inducted as a Fellow Of the Society for Clinical Trials
| CHAPEL HILL, NC - Jun 5, 2015 - For Immediate Release Rho Chairman and Co-Founder Ronald W. Helms Inducted as a FellowOf the Society for Clinical Trials Chapel Hill, NC  ̶  June 4, 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 its Chairman and Co-founder Ronald W more

Frontier Pharma: Parkinsons Disease - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation
| ALBANY, UNITED STATES - Jun 4, 2015 - Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has announced the addition of the ' Frontier Pharma: Parkinsons Disease - Identifying and Commercializing First-in-Class Innovation' report by Market Research Reports Search Engine to its rapidly growing market research report database more

Thomson Reuters Honors Top BioPharma Deals
| PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES - Jun 3, 2015 - The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, recently honored Genentech Partnering and Seragon, and Regeneron and Avalanche with the Allicense 2015 Breakthrough Award for Deals of the Year more

Trinity Pharma Solutions Announces the Next Generation of its Enterprise Cloud Data and Analytics Platform for Life Sciences
| WALTHAM, MA - Jun 2, 2015 - Trinity Pharma Solutions, a leader in cloud-based data and guided analytics solutions for the global life sciences industry, today announced the next generation of its cloud-enabled and mobile-ready data analytics platform more



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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 
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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  
Sponsored by PerkinElmer 

Trends in BioIT Data Management & Storage 
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Big Bioinformatics and Healthcare Analytics without Big Hassles 
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Manage Complexity by Visual Data Exploration 
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Digital Signatures in the Enterprise
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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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Data Virtualization: Agile Data Solutions for Life Sciences
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