OpenSpecimen Workshops in Australia (Oct 2018)

We are conducting three one-day workshops across Australia on “OpenSpecimen – A Comprehensive Biobanking Informatics Platform” (www.openspecimen.org). Please email contact@krishagni.com if you are interested in attending any of them. The details are as follows: Melbourne (Oct 17th): Registration link Adelaide (Oct 23rd): Hosted by South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Sydney (Oct 24th): Hosted by University of New […]

OpenSpecimen Workshops in Australia (Oct/18)

Three workshops coming up in Australia in the next few weeks. Please email contact@krishagni.com if you are interested in attending any of them. Melbourne – Oct 17th: OpenSpecimen Community Meet (registration link) Sydney – Oct 24th: OpenSpecimen Workshop hosted by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Adelaide – Oct 23th: OpenSpecimen Workshop hosted by South […]

OSCON18 and v5.1 updates…

Hope you are enjoying the summer! It has been raining heavily in Pune which most of us love! Pune is famous for old forts on mountain tops (to give a vantage point against the British army) and it is customary to go for treks during the rains. OpenSpecimen team at the Jangira Fort – a rare fort […]

OpenSpecimen Community Meet 2017

The OpenSpecimen Community Meet 2017 was held in Miami on Sep 18-19. The informal meeting notes can be found here: click here. Attendees: Krishagni: Srikanth Adiga, Poornima Govindrao Washington University: Dave Mulvihill, Lee Myrick, Anu Vadakkumcheril University of Utah: Scott Claerhout, Randy K. Madsen Thomas Jefferson: John Reber Allegheny Health Network: Michael Anderson Jewish McGill: Kerry McKenna […]

CEOs and developers doing client support…

When you report an issue in OpenSpecimen, it is very likely that you will hear back from one of Sri, Vinayak or Poornima – the three key folks who run the company. You might think – well, seems like these guys have nothing “big” to do! 😉 Many companies delegate customer support to a “support team” – […]

OpenSpecimen configurability

This article highlights OpenSpecimen’s high degree of “configurability” to serve different types of biobanking workflows. Biobanking is a very dynamic and diverse field where a “one size fits all” approach does not work. Biospecimens could be collected for disease based biobanks (e.g. cancer biobank, orthopedic biobank, etc) or for a longitudinal clinical study or trial. […]

OpenSpecimen January newsletter

  Here is an update on the latest happenings in the OpenSpecimen world. Got any ideas or feedback on OpenSpecimen? Click here to go to the OpenSpecimen survey form. Highlights:  v3.4 release  New adopters  Case studies  4.0 release plan v3.4 release v3.4 is now available for production use. Please see the release announcement here. The major […]

OpenSpecimen Technology Stack

OpenSpecimen is developed using latest technology stack and versions of the prerequisite software. Software development stack User interface: Angular 1 and Angular 2 Backend: Java Spring Prerequisite software Browsers: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari on Mac Databases: Oracle 11g & 12g OR MySQL 5.x Web server: Apache Tomcat 7.x and 8.x App […]

OS v3.2: Auto bulk upload feature

In OpenSpecimen v3.2, we are releasing a new feature to consume CSV files automatically if dropped in a folder. For more details read our forum post: http://forums.openspecimen.org/t/os-v3-2-auto-bulk-upload-feature/719/1 ~Sri

OpenSpecimen April status updates

Here is a short update on the progress of OpenSpecimen and I hope you will find it informative. OpenSpecimen is fast becoming the de facto informatics platform for biobanks. Apart from being open source and feature rich, its high degree of configurability and plugin architecture, makes it best suited for any type of biobank. Feel free […]