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A LIMS is an Investment, not a Financial Drain

The Life Science field has reached a new era in terms of data management and data storage. Slowly but surely, laboratories will replace their old paper and pencil methods with IT solutions. Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN) will play a key role in the context of this technical evolution.Despite the [...]

By |2018-10-24T14:18:05+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on A LIMS is an Investment, not a Financial Drain

The Best Reasons to Use SLIMS for NGS

In the last few years, Next Generation Sequencing instruments and bioinformatics software have undergone tremendous progress. However, to get the most out of those revolutionary advances, NGS labs need one more tool. A LIMS automates lab work to maximize efficiency and minimize errors, ensures the quality of each sample’s metadata for secondary and tertiary [...]

By |2018-09-13T14:00:33+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Best Reasons to Use SLIMS for NGS

Automating Analytical Labs with a LIMS

Living a healthy and balanced live in today's world is becoming more of a challenge. The human nature for growth, success, and profit don't always go hand-in-hand with a sustainable eco-friendly environment. The latest industrial revolution has left traces from which the world has yet to recover. In the end, it is the air [...]

By |2018-10-24T14:36:18+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Automating Analytical Labs with a LIMS

Implementing LIMS in NGS: Investing in a Vision

Understanding the role DNA plays in living creatures was the trigger for incredible scientific development that furthered analysis and interaction with life’s blueprint to help improve the human condition. Decoding the genomic sequence of single individuals allows detection of personal disease risk factors and the development of personalized treatment [1]. High throughput sequencing techniques [...]

By |2019-01-08T09:16:37+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Implementing LIMS in NGS: Investing in a Vision

Importance of LIMS for Biobanks

Any entity that stores biological samples can be called a Biobank. However, the term ‘Biobank’ is most commonly used for entities that store biological specimens on a large scale to provide them as a service for internal or external entities like researchers. Biobanks have to offer unbiased and high-quality samples using well-designed and documented procedures. [...]

By |2018-07-04T17:07:09+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Importance of LIMS for Biobanks

A Core Lab Means Business: Best Practices for the Bottom Line

There are over 700 core labs and facilities in the U.S. and they are the backbones of the R&D world. A core lab is typically part of an academic organization, serving institutional researchers working in individual laboratories as well as providing services for external customers. Core labs frequently are subject matter experts when it [...]

By |2018-07-04T17:12:59+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on A Core Lab Means Business: Best Practices for the Bottom Line

Why Use an ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook)?

There’s no question that we live in a digital world. Want a pizza? Order one online and it appears at your door in no time. Need a receipt for a purchase? The retailer sends it directly to your phone. The mountain of paper utility bills that used to pile up on your desk have given [...]

By |2018-06-29T11:29:20+00:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Why Use an ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook)?

ISO 9001:2015 Certification: It’s a Big Deal

Virtually every corner of our life is touched by ISO standards. What began as a method for standardizing weights and measures has evolved into both a philosophy and a series of processes that maintain quality in just about everything we encounter on a day to day basis. Our health and safety, the food we [...]

By |2018-06-12T09:26:44+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015 Certification: It’s a Big Deal