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BioBlocks :A web-based visual environment for programming experimental protocols in biological sciences
Año:2016
Áreas de investigación
  • Biología molecular, celular y genética,
  • Lenguaje de programación,
  • Automatización e instrumentación
Datos
Descripción
The method of research and experimentation in biological sciences is evolving very fast. Fluid handling robots and on-demand biology enterprises are automating biological experiments as an alternative to traditional manual protocol execution. There are various new high-level languages like Autoprotocols and Antha which allow for automation of protocol execution. These languages offer various benefits to the user like high-throughput experimentation, rapid prototyping and improved reproducibility of results. However, learning these new languages to automate protocols is not a trivial task for a non-computer scientist and using multiple languages can burden the user, as different languages are compatible with proprietary hardware platforms. To overcome this, we have developed an open-source web-based visual editor called BioBlocks for describing experimental protocols in biology. It is a visual high-level programming language which requires little or no programming knowledge to automate the execution of protocols locally or remotely i.e. in the cloud. BioBlocks allows the users to define complex experiments such as turbidostats and chemostats in a modular fashion. The experiments can saved, modified and shared between multiple users to execute on compatible platforms hence improving the reproducibility of their research.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
United Kingdom
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
CDP08UPM
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
16/08/2016
Fecha fin congreso
18/08/2016
Desde la página
29
Hasta la página
30
Título de las actas
Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation
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Participantes
  • Autor: Vishal Gupta . (UPM)
  • Autor: Jesus Irimia (UPM)
  • Autor: Ivan Pau De la Cruz (UPM)
  • Autor: Alfonso Vicente Rodriguez-Paton Aradas (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Departamento: Inteligencia Artificial
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Telemática y Electrónica
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