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Continuing the Discussion: Q&A on Building a "Lab of The Future" with Riffyn VP of Scientific Solutions Dr. Loren Perelman

If you caught Astrix Technology Group’s February 18 webcast on “The Digital Laboratory: What the Future Holds” with Riffyn VP of Scientific Solutions Dr. Loren Perelman, you know how Riffyn Nexus™ can help you make your own digital transformation. There were some questions from the audience that Dr. Perelman couldn't answer due to time constraints, so we sat down with him to hear his answers — and we present them to you in this blog post.

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Riffyn's 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of All Time
Embriette Hyde

Since we love data, we dived into our content analytics to learn about topics that you love to read — and those you don’t. Using Google Analytics, we determined our 5 most popular blog posts of all time. We welcome you to take a walk down memory lane and visit (or revisit) our most popular articles of all time!

Riffyn Makes Machine Learning in Science an Everyday Reality
Riffyn Team
The barrier to unlocking the full potential of machine learning isn’t bad analytical tools or fear of statistics: it’s bad data resulting from poorly designed studies. Using scientific blueprints to organize people, process, te...
Process Development Data Innovations Are Speeding the Path to Market for Novel Therapies
Riffyn Team
The 6th Accelerating Biopharmaceutical Development Conference (AccBio2019), hosted by AIChE from February 17-19, 2019 focused on the confluence of new therapy pathways, biologics process intensification, and using process devel...

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Continuing the Discussion: Q&A on antimicrobial resistance and future pandemics with Dr. Muhammad Zaman
Embriette Hyde
Our first Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series seminar took place on Tuesday, March 2. Our guest speaker was Dr. Muhammad Zaman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at ...
Introducing Riffyn’s Gallery of Analytics
Loren Perelman
When you toil tirelessly in the lab, accumulating data and making observations, your goal is to organize that information into a literal picture — a graph, a table, an image — that helps broaden our understanding of the world h...
Introducing the New Riffyn
Embriette Hyde
Riffyn began with the singular vision to create a better approach to scientific R&D. On Riffyn's 6th birthday, we are upgrading our brand to better communicate the exceptional impact we have had on our customers’ success, a...

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Ten ways Riffyn Nexus makes R&D life better
Embriette Hyde
Here are ten easy ways to make R&D life better using Riffyn Nexus.
Unit woes are so yesterday
Embriette Hyde
Units...you can’t live with ‘em and you can’t live without ‘em. They are an essential part of science — you literally can’t do experiments without them — yet they are also a significant cause of frustration and headache. With t...
The importance of controlled ontology
Embriette Hyde
Communication breakdowns are a major contributing factor to slowed scientific progress. Imagine how much headache could be saved if everyone worked off of a standardized vocabulary for naming and contextualizing. Such a solutio...

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How a digital backbone can transform industrial fermentation
Joseph Walker
While the industrial applications of fermentation continue to grow, underlying challenges to scaling up this fundamental process still remain. At the core of this lies a common challenge: a reliance on manual data collection an...
GitHub for Science
Timothy Gardner
Designable process flows can serve as the source code for experiments and a foundation for a GitHub for science. In this post, we illustrate what we mean by “GitHub for Science” and how this could transform the way we advance s...
Source Code for Science
Timothy Gardner
Like people, ideas need to romance each other: they meet, mix and produce offspring. But sadly, the breeding of scientific ideas is being shortchanged. We need a new kind of dating app: a dating app for nerdy ideas. We need sou...

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Riffyn Spotlights with Riffyn Scientist Adi Lavy
Embriette Hyde
In the latest installment of our “Riffyn Spotlights” blog series, we talk with Scientist Adi Lavy about his past experience as a marine biologist, Riffyn’s culture of hard work toward things that matter, and his latest 3D-print...
Riffyn Spotlights with Account Manager Leah Sanfilippo
Embriette Hyde
In our “Riffyn Spotlights” blog series, we’re giving you the chance to get to know the people of Riffyn that make our mission real. Today, we talk with Account Manager Leah Sanfilippo about her experience as a sales rep, why ho...
Riffyn Spotlights with Director of Marketing Stephanie Yeung
Embriette Hyde
In our “Riffyn Spotlights” blog series, we’re giving you the chance to get to know the people of Riffyn that make our mission real. Today, we talk with Director of Marketing Stephanie Yeung about her background in forensic scie...

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Super User Training Goes Virtual
Embriette Hyde
To offer Riffyn users a couch-friendly learning experience, last week (April 8-10) we offered for the very first time a live, virtual version of Super User training completely free of charge. And by all accounts, it was a resou...

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Building Diversity: Doing What’s Right, Not What’s Easy
Embriette Hyde
Riffyn employees have vowed to take action to tangibly support equity and justice. Learn about new company holidays, the Distinguished Scientist Lecture Series, and an outside-the-box employee training program that will keep us...
'Tis the Season for Giving
Embriette Hyde
In November, we partnered with the Alameda Food Bank, a local non-profit that has been providing food to Alameda residents in need for over 40 years. Together, Riffyn employees raised $3408.83 (over our $3000 goal!) for the foo...
What Should My Business Do About Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Timothy Gardner
Here is a ten-step approach to reaching an informed, balanced and rational decision.

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Building a digital foundation for synthetic biology research
Embriette Hyde
Riffyn has partnered with Imperial College London to build digital foundations for accelerating synthetic biology research. Through this partnership, Riffyn Nexus will be available to all IC students and will be introduced to e...
Fighting pandemics in the digital age
Embriette Hyde
Amidst the early COVID-19 chaos — when most of us were still in denial about the virus — two visionaries at Imperial College London started developing a new kind of COVID-19 test. Fully automated, scalable to thousands of tests...