Genedata Announces Expressionist Migration Program for Microarray and Mass Spectrometry Projects

Genedata Expressionist® System Bundled with Professional Services to Address Emerging Market Needs for Migration Programs

Basel, Switzerland and Lexington, MA (USA), July 28, 2009

Genedata, a leading provider of in silico solutions for pharmaceutical R&D and related life sciences, today announced the Expressionist Migration Program, a new offering that bundles the Genedata Expressionist system with a targeted set of professional services. The Expressionist Migration Program provides researchers and bioinformaticians with a proven set of tools and services for the migration of microarray, mass spectrometry and related data from legacy and proprietary systems.

“While the landscape of bioinformatics vendors is ever-changing, the research process must continue uninterrupted,” said Dr. Othmar Pfannes, CEO of Genedata. “The Expressionist Migration Program is an offering packaged specifically for those researchers whose organizations may be in a state of flux due to new market conditions. As an employee-owned company, not affiliated with another entity, Genedata uniquely offers its customers an established and scalable portfolio of drug discovery and life science research solutions, professional services, and ongoing support,” continued Pfannes. “Expressionist Migration provides a practical transition path for customers looking for a cost-effective and efficient solution, which accelerates the time to value and ensures returns on previous investments.”

Expressionist Migration
The Expressionist Migration Program offers special terms on bundled software and professional services tailored to support smooth transition of internal or third-party data sources into Genedata Expressionist. Built upon an open and scalable architecture, Genedata Expressionist is an enterprise solution, which integrates, stores and analyzes transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics data as well as a variety of phenotypic data. With the Genedata Expressionist Database as its foundation, Expressionist consists of several modules supporting high throughput, standardized and workflow-based data processing and statistical analysis. Its modular, three-tier architecture seamlessly integrates with a wide range of pharmaceutical, biotechnological, and agricultural R&D processes.

To support end users during the transition period, the Expressionist Migration Program also provides a portfolio of professional services spanning expert or administrative training, scientific consulting, and custom software development.

About Genedata
Genedata transforms data into intelligence with a portfolio of advanced software solutions for drug discovery, industrial biotechnology, and life science research. Used by a majority of the world’s top 50 pharmaceutical companies and leading research organizations, Genedata solutions make research data accessible and understandable, enabling scientific discovery that fights disease and improves health and quality of life worldwide. Founded in 1997, Genedata is headquartered in Switzerland, and has offices in Japan, Germany, and the US.

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