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NEW AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AT SLAS 2018

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The engineering team at Transcriptic had a great time at SLAS 2018. We saw a lot of new technologies and some great presentations!

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TRANSCRIPTIC 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

Chris Taylor on 1/16/18 12:11 PM
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The LIFE of A TRANSCRIPTIC INTERN

Chris Taylor on 12/6/17 6:41 AM

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As we head towards the end of 2017, inquiries about 2018 intern opportunities are already ramping up. I thought it would be interesting to have one of our recent interns write about his experiences. If you're starting your hunt, whether at Transcriptic or elsewhere, here's a little bit of what you might expect:

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CHAMPIONING THE SUCCESS OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, MATH, AND MEDICINE

Chris Taylor on 10/10/17 8:35 AM
 
Champion cropped.jpgTo mark Ada Lovelace Day, the annual celebration that promotes women working in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) Digital Science have issued a new report.

Championing The Success of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, and Medicine” includes a collection of think pieces around current issues faced by women in STEM authored by industry leaders. The report explores areas of gender inequality and potential causes of this inequality, offering up a collection of solutions.

(Guest post from Digital Science.)

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GINKGO BIOWORKS TAPS TRANSCRIPTIC’S ROBOTICS SOFTWARE TO FURTHER ACCELERATE AUTOMATION IN ORGANISM DESIGN

Chris Taylor on 10/3/17 8:12 AM

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Five year, $10 million+ deal with robotic cloud lab will double Ginkgo’s foundry output; increase scale of its synthetic biology innovation

BOSTON & MENLO PARK, CALIF., Oct. 3, 2017  -- Ginkgo Bioworks, the organism company, today announced a collaboration with robotic cloud laboratory Transcriptic. Through a five year agreement valued at more than $10 million, Ginkgo will incorporate Transcriptic’s cutting-edge robotic automation software into its Boston-based foundries. The combined technologies will bolster Ginkgo’s automation capabilities and engineering capacity, strengthening its platform and cementing a foundation for continued growth.

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WEBINAR SUMMARY: HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS DISRUPTING SCIENCE

Chris Taylor on 8/31/17 10:10 AM

 

As part of our thought leadership webinar series, our latest broadcast discussed "How the Internet of Things is Disrupting Science." 

We covered a diverse range of topics including:

  • What the Internet of Things (IoT) is and why it’s useful to know
  • Why the IoT is foundational for science’s full potential
  • What the key challenges are facing industry
  • Predecessors to IoT and current technology approaches
  • IoT case studies from Transcriptic and TetraScience – lab tools leading the way
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TRANSCRIPTIC WEBINAR: "HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS DISRUPTING SCIENCE"

Chris Taylor on 8/17/17 8:00 AM

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Tune into our upcoming thought leadership webinar, “How the Internet of Things is Disrupting Science” on Thursday 24th August at 4pm UK / 11am EST / 8am PST. Even if you can't attend live, a recording of the webinar will be sent to all registrants afterward.

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BIOMARKER QUANTITATION IN THE CLOUD

Ben Miles on 4/4/17 6:06 PM

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Mesoscale Discovery (MSD) Sector S 600 integrated with the Transcriptic robotic cloud lab

The Transcriptic robotic cloud lab provides a great advantage for large-scale biomarker assays, delivering consistent sample to sample processing with robotic reliability, all on demand when you need it. We’ve enabled both large pharma and small biotech to quantify DNA, RNA and proteins from hundreds or thousands of samples in an automated and programmatically driven way.

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NEW SUBSCRIPTION TIERS

Ben Miles on 3/1/17 6:05 PM

SHARED INFRASTRUCTURE

The cloud lab model of Transcriptic ensures that the lab automation is used to its highest efficiency, this is enabled by having the robotic infrastructure as a shared resource consumed by all users. A result of this is that once runs are submitted they enter into a queue until enough robotic capacity is available for execution.

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QUIKCHANGE LIGHTNING ON TRANSCRIPTIC

Ben Miles on 11/4/16 6:04 PM

Part of growing Transcriptic means making industry leading protocols and reagents accessible to our users. For this reason I’m happy to announce that on November 4 2016 Agilent Technologies’ QuikChange Lightning, site-directed mutagenesis kit will be available in the Transcriptic protocol browser.

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