There are a lot of options today for selecting a cloud partner for bioinformatics, and the big guys seem to all have a one-size-fits-all approach, since they serve a variety of industries. Clouds that were designed to handle less data-intensive, mass-market consumer tasks such as file and photograph storage, video[...]

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Posted in Cloud Computing, Bioinformatics, Lab7ESP, ibm, Big Data, HPC

2017 Recap and Heading into 2018

2017 ended in a flurry of activity for Lab7. We started the Fall with pumpkin spice lattes and a trip to Washington, D.C. for the Next Generation Dx Summit. Whereas in the past, this conference was essentially a how-to manual on setting up a NGS diagnostics lab and navigating regulatory issues, this year’s meeting[...]

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Posted in Bioinformatics, L7in7Q, Lab7 in 7 Questions, L7 Informatics News, Lab7 ESP, Lab7ESP, Genomic Cloud

Managing massive amounts of information in an efficient way is a common problem in life sciences, so Lab7 Systems has partnered with Intel® to utilize Intel Parallel Studio XE to optimize the BioBuilds™ tools for superior performance.

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Posted in Bioinformatics, intel, biobuilds, case study

This marks Lab7 Systems' first year as a sponsor of the 5th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: USAwhich will take place November 2-3, 2017, at the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District. We're very much looking forward to meeting and learning from the impressive list of speakers. The rapid expansion of[...]

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Posted in Bioinformatics, Lab7ESP, conferences, Big Data, genomics

There is no doubt that well-managed commercial software platforms can be costly from a licensing standpoint. Therefore, many labs elect to build their own data management and provenance systems. However, the teams tasked with developing these tools almost never include the head of the laboratory, who is the single[...]

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Posted in Big Data, education, provenance, white paper, lab efficiency, Bioinformatics

The democratization of data-intensive technologies such as next-generation sequencing, mass spec-driven multi-omics workflows, and high-resolution imaging systems is making bioinformatic analysis a required function. In the vast majority of labs, a dedicated staff of highly trained computer scientists handles[...]

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Posted in Big Data, education, provenance, white paper, lab efficiency, Bioinformatics

Bio-IT World 2017 Recap

Lab7 Systems was proud to be a Gold Sponsor of this year's Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, which took place May23-25, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The best part was that our booth #563 was right next to the bar...I mean...The best part was seeing the exciting advances in utilization of cloud[...]

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Posted in Bioinformatics, Cloud Computing, Big Data, bio-it world, L7 Informatics News, conferences, Genomic Cloud

We can all agree that labs are being inundated with more and more tasks, more data-rich technologies, and the need to develop new strategies for dealing with this new reality. Just as we have become more efficient in managing our lives (think about the impact of smartphones), it’s important to apply similar[...]

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Posted in Big Data, Bioinformatics, education, Lab7 ESP, L7 Informatics News, NGS101, provenance, white paper

Lab7 at Bio-IT World 2016

Help the Lab7 ESP win the “People’s Choice” Best of Show Award

Tired of inflexible corporate LIMS and fragile DIY solutions? This year at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, come by booth #145 to see how the Lab7 Enterprise Science Platform (ESP), a complete operating platform for labs that combines LIMS +[...]

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Posted in bio-it world, Bioinformatics, conferences, ddn, dell, HPC, ibm, lab7, Lab7 ESP