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05 Mar, 2018Tech Snapshot™: Tracking the Digital Transformation in the Life Sciences


A few readers of this blog series might recall the thrill of operating the so-called Genetics Computing Group “Wisconsin Package” running on the OpenVMS operating system. Subsequently, its GUI SeqWeb became a precursor to today’s cloud computing concept.

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07 Dec, 2017The Rise of Data Sciences in Drug Discovery by Manuel Duval, PhD


The management of the logistics and infrastructure required to extract relevant biological information from large sets of various sources is far from trivial.

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14 Nov, 2017“Translating Drug Discovery into Medicines” at the 4th Drug Discovery Innovation Programme


Scientist.com’s Director of Data Science and Bioinformatics, Manuel Duval, PhD, reports on the “Translating Drug Discoveries into Medicines” panel at the 4th Drug Discovery Innovation Programme.

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26 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Technologies and Methods


Previously, we discussed in part 1 of this series the growing significance of computational methods in drug discovery. Traditional drug discovery typically uses…

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18 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Traditional Methods Aren’t Enough!


Traditional drug discovery is expensive, inefficient, and has huge barriers to entry. Big pharmaceutical companies continue to struggle to cope with tight margins…

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