Rancho BioSciences Sponsors the tranSMART Foundation 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego

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Rancho BioSciences announced today their Platinum Level Sponsorship of the tranSMART Foundation 2016 Annual Meeting, to be held October 25th through 27th in La Jolla, California, at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD).

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As a Silver Member of the open-source / open-data non-profit organization, Rancho BioSciences team members will attend the annual meeting to deliver presentations, training, and workshops at the 3-day conference

Rancho BioSciences announced today their Platinum Level Sponsorship of the tranSMART Foundation 2016 Annual Meeting, to be held October 25th through 27th in La Jolla, California, at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD).

As a Silver Member of the open-source / open-data non-profit organization, Rancho BioSciences team members will attend the annual meeting to deliver presentations, training, and workshops at the 3-day conference. Scheduled presentations include “Building a Comprehensive Drug Database” by Rancho’s Director of Contract Research, Tatiana Khasanova, at the Open Data Session on Day 1, as well as Day 2 presentations at the Integrating Clinical Data Session and Center of Excellence: Panel of New Projects Session by Rancho Senior Scientist Viktoria Andreeva on “tranSMART Application for a Longitudinal Live Study”, and “An Example of Galaxy - tranSMART Workflow Using NGS Data” by Yulia Skovpen, respectively.

All meeting attendees are invited to submit posters for the Annual Poster Competition, and to attend the Poster viewing and tranSMART Foundation Welcome Reception in the lobby of Atkinson Hall at 6:00pm on Day 1, as well as the tranSMART Foundation Dinner at the UCSD Faculty Club at 7:00pm on Day 2.

For the full meeting agenda and list of presenters, please visit:
http://transmartfoundation.org/2016-annual-meeting/

Registration for the event is still available at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transmart-foundation-2016-annual-meeting-at-ucsd-tickets-26693160963

About the tranSMART Foundation
The tranSMART Foundation is a member-driven non-profit foundation developing an open-source / open-data community around the tranSMART and OpenBEL translational research platforms.

The mission of the Foundation is to stimulate the growth and development of the translational re-search community and the tranSMART and OpenBEL platforms, and to enable the development of precision medicine.

Goals of the tranSMART Foundation include:

  • Establishing and sustaining tranSMART as the preferred data sharing and analytics platform for translational biomedical research;
  • Linking academic, non-profit, and corporate research communities for collaborative research facilitated by tranSMART;
  • Aligning and growing a vibrant developer network around the scientific goals of the tranSMART community;
  • Reducing barriers to entry through use of advanced technologies and an active marketplace.

About Rancho BioSciences
Rancho BioSciences is an international fee-for-service data curation company leveraging open- source tools and public domain data, headquartered in San Diego, the genomics capital. Our customers include Pharma, Institutes, and Academia.

Rancho BioSciences curates clinical, genomic, chemistry, and other life science data, as well as developing knowledge bases. Rancho has a strong team of bioinformaticians for analysis, and developers to build novel tools and platforms when commercially available or existing public domain resources are insufficient to address customer requirements.

Our passion is to support scientists to find cures for diseases and provide people with a better quality of life.

For more information about Rancho BioSciences, please visit http://www.ranchobiosciences.com.

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