AtLab7 Systems, we spend a lot of time talking about the importance of data provenance, and often how the need for robust provenance gets overlooked in even the most sophisticated laboratory setting. The conversation always brings up some very interesting scenarios and questions:


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Lab7 at the Festival of Genomics

Lab7 Systems will be demonstrating the Lab7 ESP, the Operating System for Your Lab, at the Festival of Genomics next week at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, June 22-24, 2015. We'll be in Booth 34, and invite you to visit to see live demonstrations of the Lab7 Enterprise Sequencing Platform, and to[...]


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Lab7 ESP Webinar Replay!

If you were unable to attend the Lab7 ESP webinar on June 16, there's no need to worry! We recorded the proceedings and have made them available to view here. To download more information about the Lab7 ESP, you can visit the Lab7 ESP page on this site, and click the download link at the bottom of the page. You can[...]


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LAB7 SYSTEMS RELEASES CLINICAL ANNOTATION MANAGER FOR LAB7 ESP AND TWO ACCELERATION PROGRAMS New release and programs encourage broader adoption of NGS technologies in academia and clinical practice


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Silly Names, Serious Services

Today we took the wraps off our new services offerings. Our services are designed to help our customers at critical stages in the evolution of their sequencing environments, those times when a little extra help can lead to a significant return on investment.


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In the early days of next-generation sequencing, I was approached by a local R&D group about designing a cluster for their two new SOLiD instruments.  The budget was modest - tens of thousands of dollars - and the expectations were high - a run every ten days for each instrument, or one run a week for the lab.[...]


Posted in Big Data, Bioinformatics, HPC, Illumina, ION Torrent, NGS, NGS101

(First of all, let me welcome you to the Lab7 Systems blog, which will be full of our thoughts, insights, and musings for the scientific community and our users.  Enjoy the ride with us! – Varshal)


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