Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2009

Date: April 27-29, 2009
Venue: Seaport World Trade Center, 200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Event Overview  |  Session Details

Event Overview
The annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo is a premier event that showcases IT applications and informatics to biomedical research and drug discovery. Infosys is the Gold sponsor of this year’s conference.


Session Details

Topic:  RISe – Research Informatics System at Elan 
Date:  Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Time:  16:45 – 17:15 
Booth Number:  420
Speaker:  Ajay Shah, Ph.D, MBA, PMP, Director of Research Informatics, Elan Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Session Description
Research Informatics at Elan has embarked upon the design and implementation of data and application integration platform - RISe. This platform seeks to integrate experimental chemistry and biology databases, computational tools, workflow systems, and knowledge management tools from various in-house and commercial sources. Using agile development methodology, and a blended resource model involving FTEs, contractors and offshore vendor resources, we have been able to rapidly develop a proof of concept & deploy it into production. These systems include biology registration, workflow and inventory management systems for plasmid, antibody and cell lines. We have also implemented a customized compound registration system and an innovative integration of chemistry and biology data. These scientific systems are augmented by a new collaborative environment for research, enriched with research analytics tools.

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