Technology Solutions

Human Longevity acquires Cypher Genomics

Monday, November 30, 2015

San Diego’s Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics-based, technology-driven company, has acquired Cypher Genomics, a genome informatics company offering human genomic interpretation software solutions. The company has 14 employees who will join HLI, including Cypher CEO and co-founder Ashley Van Zeeland, Ph.D., who now is the head of HLI’s pediatric business. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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Study: Long-term eTMF maintenance essential for life science companies

Friday, November 13, 2015

As part of good clinical practice (GCP), life sciences teams must develop trial master files (TMFs) and maintain the documents well after the product launch window. Historically, such files were comprised largely of paper-based documents. According to a new study by Cutting Edge Information, however, surveyed global teams report that each of their current TMFs is 54% electronic-based. And that portion is expected to increase to 88% by 2020.

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Arxspan, Broad Institute partner on information management tools

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Arxspan, a cloud-based solutions provider based in Massachusetts, has entered into an agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for use of its ArxLab cloud-based suite of biological and chemical discovery information management tools. The partnership will support the institute’s efforts to electronically manage and share both biological and chemical research information internally and with external collaborators. The ArxLab suite of tools will be used for managing the institute’s electronic laboratory notebook, compound and assay registration, scientific analysis and search, biological visualization, and inventory management functions.

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