Rapid Innovation in NGS is Changing Healthcare

The Next Evolution in Precision Medicine Dr. Eric Shadt, the CEO and Founder of Sema4 and Dean for Precision Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, recently presented a GenomeWeb Webinar entitled Rethinking Healthcare with Better Tools, More Information and Deeper Analysis. Sema4 is at the forefront of precision medicine and is…

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Trends in Sequencing

Announcements from the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference The 35th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare conference was held last week in San Francisco. It kicked off with a keynote by Bill Gates, and was filled with exciting announcements and discussions about global health and the scientific and technical innovations that make advancing precision medicine possible. Over 400…

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New Apps for Small Molecule Discovery

Increase Functionality from Design to Downstream Testing The Drug Discovery Solution for the Platform for Science is expanding, with the release of three new applications to the Platform for Science Marketplace. This set of applications delivers new functionality which can be leveraged throughout small molecule discovery workflows. Users can now request the synthesis of compounds,…

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Sema4, Thermo Fisher’s Core Informatics Deepen Their Ties

Just months after major changes at each company, Sema4 is deepening its ties with Core Informatics. Sema4, spun out of New York’s Mount Sinai Health System in June, recently agreed to implement several modules of Core Informatics’ Platform for Science, including a laboratory information management system, at its two major lab facilities. Click Here to…

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2017 in Review

Growing to Meet Customer Needs 2017 was quite a year for Core Informatics… In March, we were acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific, becoming “Core Informatics, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific.” The Platform for Science, has found a good home. We’re excited to be a part of this new organization, and to have a broader base…

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Qualified Releases Now Available for the Platform for Science (PFS)

A New Validation Offering for Regulated Customers Regulated customers using the Platform for Science span across a number of industries, including Pharmaceutical, AgBio, and Academia. Organizations range in size from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, but they all need to do the same work to ensure the accuracy of their software platform. Customers use…

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Platform for Science Developer Portal (beta)

Making it Easier to Create Apps for the Platform for Science From the early development of the Platform for Science (PFS), it was envisioned as an open ecosystem.  We anticipated scientists and software developers would create applications and solutions on their own, and then make those applications available to other users. This was a lofty…

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Launch2017 Review

User Group Meeting Recap Launch2017 was bigger and better than ever. This year, as part of our sixth annual event, we joined together with our newly expanded Digital Science team, including our colleagues from Thermo Fisher Scientific. There were many customer presentations, including from Amgen, Cell Signaling Technology, The Jackson Laboratory, BioBank AS, and UTSouthwestern.…

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Next-Generation Sequencing Capabilities on the Platform for Science

Quick Answers to Questions About NGS Next-Generation Sequencing can be handled easily on the Platform for Science. No two customer instances of the platform are the same. Why? Because workflows and applications have been configured to meet the customer’s specific sequencing needs. This means your lab’s NGS platform fingerprint will be entirely unique. Customers can…

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Informatics Challenges in Pharma and Biopharma R&D Managing New Science

In a recent Core Blog, we identified five major challenges facing R&D and IT managers in pharma and biopharma companies as they strive to equip their researchers with modern, flexible and responsive informatics tools: Managing New Science Dealing with Change Integrating Old and New Systems Collaboration and Externalization Harmonization and Simplification This post is the…

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