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Learning to Embrace the eCTD
Sponsors, CROs, and industry providers learn the pros and cons of switching to the electronic common technical document.

Up Front

Bio-IT World Expo 2009 Highlights
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The Dagdigian Doctrine
BioTeam co-founder kicks off the ’09 Expo with a masterdom of what’s “currently exciting” and what’s too high on the “hype-meter” in IT.

Eric Schadt Leads Network News
There are no linear pathways, only networks. 

Will the Gene Microscope Change the World?
Clifford Reid predicts a paradigm shift in genome sequencing.

Responsibility in Personalized Genomics
Making genomics useful to the consumer is proving a challenge. 

Perfect Ten
Bio-IT World announces the winners of the 2009 Best Practices Awards.

Bourne Free Access Nets Franklin Award
Philip Bourne wins the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award.

Best of Show Winners
The annual contest recognizes the most innovative new products on the Expo floor.

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The Vagaries of Genome Variation: Do You Copy?
Comprehending Copy Number Variation makes an impressive debut.

Mark Boguski’s Search for Resounding Health
An online resource for intelligent disease management.

News Briefs

Antibody Docking on the Amazon Cloud
Inside the Box | Cloud computing performs up to the hype.

Will Consumers Sustain Direct-to-Consumer Genomics?
Insights Outlook | Companies search for the right business model for consumer genomics.

Econ Development Supplement
Trends in Global Economic Development
Even with a struggling global economy, states and countries are investing in biotech.

Putting the Alpha in Alabama
Jim Hudson preaches educational outreach and economic development at the Hudson Alpha Institute.

Computational Biology
Hans Lehrach’s Predictive Biology Philosophy
Alacris Pharmaceuticals, a new venture with George Church, applies modeling to individualized medicine.

Bioalma Launches novo|seek PubMed Search Tool
Intelligent search ranks documents according to relevance, and researchers by experience. 

Computational Development
Novartis Savors Early Modeling Success
Under Don Stanski, Novartis’ expanding Modeling & Simulation franchise is paying dividends.

CRO/EDC Supplement
CROs Heed the Crisis Call
The CRO market is growing despite economic climate.

IT/Workflow
Information You Can Bank On
The UK Biobank hopes to manage and mine a quarter of a billion data points.

Isilon’s Data Storage Odyssey
CEO Sujal Patel and the quest to “remove storage as an impediment to progress.”

Clinical Research
Social Networking Sites Embrace Clinical Trials
Patient recruitment is online and interactive.

The Art of Texting in Clinical Trials
Texting offers instant contact and feedback. 

In Every Issue
What’s on Life Sciences TV
First Base | The Franklin Award winner hosts SciVee.tv. 
BY KEVIN DAVIES

Microsoft’s Amalga Life Sciences
The Russell Transcript | Microsoft unveils the next on ramp for their information highway.
BY JOHN RUSSELL

 


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