FingerPrints Proteomics Facility selects GenoLogics’ Proteus™
News May 18, 2006
GenoLogics Life Sciences Software Inc. (GenoLogics) have announced that the University of Dundee FingerPrints Proteomics Facility in Scotland has selected Proteus™ as its laboratory information and scientific data management system.
The FingerPrints Proteomics Facility, based in the School of Life Sciences, provides proteomics and mass spectrometry capability to both academic and industrial researchers.
Facility Manager Douglas Lamont stated, "We're very excited with the prospect of using the Proteus system to improve the services we offer to our wide range of internal and external customers in the UK and beyond. The Proteus web interface will allow us to easily make available a wide range of data files and reports to registered users worldwide at any time.
By actively managing all experimental data files in a single location we will be able to store data more securely and allow access to the data and results in a more timely and efficient manner.”
FingerPrints is particularly interested in using the Proteus configurable workflow and instrument automation features to offer a range of new services including phosphorylation site mapping.
Lamont added, “It was necessary for us to streamline our operation in the areas of sample submission, data analysis and reporting so that we could increase our sample throughput and also be in a position to offer a number of new services. We have now expanded our services to include commercial phosphorylation site mapping and Proteus will enable us to automate our project and sample management, integrate data from any instrument or software and easily generate reports to provide faster service to our customers. The bottom line for us will be better operational management and customer satisfaction."
GenoLogics European sales executive, Kevin Jones commented, “FingerPrints selected
GenoLogics after an extensive evaluation and trial of a number of systems. We are very pleased to be chosen by FingerPrints and to learn that the functionality and performance of Proteus, as well as our responsiveness to requests were among the factors that contributed to their selection of GenoLogics.
"We place a high value on building long term relationships with our customers and we look forward to working with the University of Dundee FingerPrints Proteomics Facility as they continue to expand and offer additional services to customers.”