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: ~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 […]

OpenSpecimen: February highlights

In case you missed tracking the latest news about OpenSpecimen, here are some of the highlights of the last month. OpenSpecimen talk at the CI4CC conference at Napa Valley (Mar 13th) OpenSpecimen v3.0 released and whats coming up in v3.1 Univ of Auckland – First biobank in NZ to adopt OpenSpecimen New feature discussions Tracking […]