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