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Coronavirus Solutions: High Performance Computing, Testing, Clinical Trials Tools, Nursing Solutions, and More
| Bio-IT World | The biotech and life sciences communities are rallying around the scientific challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Here we gather the latest efforts, updates and tools made available to and for the bio-IT community including the updated SARS-CoV-2 genome browser, COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, BGI’s testing efforts in Israel, Sema4’s testing efforts in New York and Connecticut, and more. more

Seqster, Pryzm, Apple Tracking Symptoms, Spread, And Coronavirus Data
| Bio-IT World   Last week, several groups released COVID-19 screening tools or symptom checkers to help track the spread of the virus, help people make decisions about when to receive care, and track trends. Apple and Seqster both launched symptom trackers in the United States. launched internationally to track symptoms and share data, and the TwinsUK study launched a COVID-19 symptom tracker and research study using a cohort of twins. more

Oxford Nanopore, Lifebit Biotech, Sinequa, And More: News From March 2020

Bio-IT World March featured exciting new, products, and partnerships from around the bio-IT community from innovating companies, organizations, and universities, including Oxford Nanopore, Lifebit Biotech, Sinequa, and more.


New Virtual Reality Tool Simplifies Structure-Based Drug Design

Bio-IT World | A virtual reality (VR) platform developed by researchers at the University of Bristol is allowing chemists, computational scientists and structural biologists to collaboratively design molecules like engineers create airplane components.


Building A File System To Keep Up With Genomics England’s Five Million Genomes Project

Bio-IT World When David Ardley took over the platforms function at Genomics England, he inherited “quite a challenging storage environment,” he told Bio-IT World. Genomics England expected to host over 140 petabytes of genomic data by 2023, and the current storage couldn't keep up. The group chose WekaIO to build the new storage environment. 


Adaptive Biotechnologies, Microsoft Launch Immune Response Trial For COVID-19
| Bio-IT World Brief | Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft today announced they will leverage their existing partnership mapping population-wide adaptive immune responses to diseases at scale to study COVID-19 in a clinical trial to launch in April. more

BioTeam, NVIDIA, Globus, And More Offer Free Tools To Support Coronavirus Research
| Bio-IT World | Groups across the Bio-IT World community are offering their services and tools for free to teams working on coronavirus diagnostics and treatments. Offerings from BioTeam, Globus, NVIDIA, the Broad Institute, Rescale, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure all aim to speed work done on diagnostics and treatment. more

Matthew Trunnell On Data, Silos, COVID-19, And Advice To Himself 15 Years Ago

Bio-IT World  TRENDS FROM THE TRENCHES—Stan Gloss and Matthew Trunnell discuss how their views of data have changed over the past two decades, what technologies provided tipping points, where the next leaps will happen, and what we may have done differently with the benefit of hindsight. And, of course, a little bit about coronavirus. 


Summit Supercomputer Models Coronavirus 'Spike'

Bio-IT World | As scientists across the globe bring their expertise to bear on the coronavirus pandemic, researchers in Tennessee are bringing big compute. Researchers are using Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer housed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), to identify compounds that may effectively combat the virus. Summit is powered by 9,216 IBM Power9 CPUs and over 27,000 NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs.


Rho Experts Share Best Practices for Managing Risks in Clinical Trials
| DURHAM - Mar 23, 2020 - Rho Experts Share Best Practices for Managing Risks in Clinical TrialsFree webinar offers insight into recent Good Clinical Practice (GCP) revisions on sponsor responsibilities for risk management WHAT:                 Rho, a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that helps pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies bring their products to market through high-quality clinical research services, will outline and provide tips on the U more

Global Flow Cytometry Market to Register Impressive Growth, Demand Upheld by Cancer and Stem Cell Research, Says Fact.MR
| DUBLIN 2, IRELAND - Mar 23, 2020 - Increased adoption of flow cytometry is an important development in the field of cell biology. Flow cytometry is a widely accepted method in detecting cancers, cell signaling, tumor characterization, fluorescent protein detection and protein-protein interaction more

Creative Diagnostics Now Launches New Plant Pathogens Antibodies for Research Use
| SHIRLEY, NY, UNITED STATES - Mar 23, 2020 - As a global leading supplier of raw materials, antibodies, and reagents for bio-technology industry, Creative Diagnostics now launches high-quality plant pathogens antibodies that are suitable for use in ELISA or related immunoassays and can be ordered in bulk quantity more

Creative Proteomics Released Choline and Choline Metabolites Analysis Service for Research Use
| SHIRLEY, NY - Mar 20, 2020 - March 20, 2020, Creative Proteomics has released choline and choline metabolites analysis service to assist researchers in their biotechnological projects more

KONZA to Deliver Actionable Patient Information to Participating Provider Organizations with Diameter Health Technology
| FARMINGTON, CT, UNITED STATES - Mar 19, 2020 -   Diameter Health, developer of the leading platform for clinical data normalization and enhancement, today announced that KONZA, Inc more

Albumedix Announces CBER FDA Drug Master File Acceptance for Recombumin® Elite and Appointment of Director of Regulatory Affairs
| NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - Mar 19, 2020 - Albumedix Ltd. (‘Albumedix’), the world leader in recombinant human albumin (rHA), announced today that the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), one of six main centers for the U more

Robust, Powerful Compound Screening Platform Enhanced for Drug Screening Research
| SHIRLEY, NY, UNITED STATES - Mar 19, 2020 - The New York-based chemical supplier BOC Sciences, also one of the active players in early drug discovery, recently announces to enhance its one-stop compound screening platform, which is efficient, economical and systematic, aiming to help scientists fulfill their screening needs arising from drug R&D projects more

ATCC Partners with Global Scientific Community to Respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic
| SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA, US - Mar 18, 2020 - Manassas, VA - March 18, 2020 - ATCC, the world's premier biological materials management and standards organization, today announced it is expanding its support for the U more

CluePoints´ Central Statistical Monitoring Supports Business Continuity as Coronavirus Impacts Clinical Trial Operations
| KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, US - Mar 18, 2020 - CluePoints, the premier provider of Risk-Based Trial Execution (RBx) and Data Quality Oversight Software for clinical trials, today announced that it has seen a dramatic increase in demand for remote and centralized site monitoring amid the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak more

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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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