Product News: Brooks Life Science Systems Launches its BioStudies™ Biobank Data Management System with Built-in Data Visualization Capabilities from MicroStrategy

Life Science companies, academic research institutions and biobanks can now achieve comprehensive visualization of biobank sample collection data with disparate databases

19 May 2017


Brooks Life Science Systems (Brooks) is launching its newest informatics platform, BioStudies™, to provide the industry’s most comprehensive purpose-built sample intelligence software system integrated with market leading enterprise analytics and mobility software from MicroStrategy® Incorporated. This new solution integrates innovative visualization and dashboard capabilities within BioStudies to support global sharing of biobank sample data and advance the optimization of biological samples for research purposes. 

“The combination of our new, dynamic, user-friendly dashboard interface and MicroStrategy’s data visualization and analytics capabilities has led to an integrated informatics platform that fully addresses biological sample management workflows unlike any other solution in the market,” said Mark Fish, general manager, Informatics, Brooks Life Science Systems. “BioStudies is a comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the collection, inventory management, research and related testing of biological samples.” 

“Brooks Life Science Systems is a shining example of how our OEM partners are creating innovative, analytically rich applications by embedding MicroStrategy 10™ into their offering,” said Mark Gambill, CMO, MicroStrategy Incorporated. “MicroStrategy combines breadth of functionality, high performance at scale, comprehensive Software Development Kits (SDK), a rich set of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs),

mobile readiness and white label capabilities in one platform, making it easy for our partners to power their embedded analytics offerings with MicroStrategy. In addition to connecting to a wide variety of data sources, MicroStrategy prides itself on having an open and secure modern analytics platform. MicroStrategy 10’s full breadth of capabilities will help Brooks Life Science Systems define and advance biopharmaceutical and medical research around the world.” 

Designed specifically to integrate global sample inventory data, BioStudies is a robust, user configurable solution that connects sample inventory information with consent, phenotypic and clinical data, giving customers a single tool that supports an integrated approach to managing sample collections within population and research-based studies. Further, BioStudies enables improved sample lifecycle management of valuable samples from collection, through manifesting, receipt, storage, analysis and disposal. BioStudies can also integrate data from Brooks’ automated biostores, instruments and equipment, giving researchers a single, cohesive sample data management solution. 

BioStudies leverages the innovative Brooks ISIDOR® operating system to enable researchers and biobank managers to realize the true value of collected samples and respective data from around the world.

BioStudies will be on display during the annual Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, May 23-35 in Boston.