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Joe Liscouski

Joe Liscouski, executive director of the Institute for Laboratory Automation, can be reached at liscouski@InstituteLabAuto.org or by phone at 978-732-5122. The Institute for Laboratory Automation is a nonprofit organization focused on education and the development of methodologies for successful lab automation programs, as well as the development of the field of laboratory automation engineering. For more information, visit http://www.InstituteLabAuto.org.

In this interview Joe Liscouski, Executive Director at the Institute for Laboratory Automation, speaks to Andrea Charles from Pharma IQ about overcoming the top 3 challenges integrating informatics into the laboratory and maximising collaboration through informatics systems. Liscouski also shares his insights on big data analytics in the...Full Article »
The interest in virtual labs may be the catalyst for driving the development of data interchange standards for lab instrumentation and informatics systems....Full Article »
There is a gap between the experience of both lab and IT professionals when it comes to the details of planning, implementation, project management, etc. that is needed to successfully exploit the capabilities of modern lab technology. Joe Liscouski describes the need for a new discipline of Laboratory Automation Engineering...Full Article »
The problems facing modern laboratories in informatics are significant, with the regular implementation of new software and hardware labs can quickly find themselves overwhelmed. Our columnist Joe Liscouski guides you through the planning required for an implementation....Full Article »
If we accomplish one thing in 2013 it has to be a change in mindset, from “lab automation/computing is about products” to “lab automation/computing is about systems design”....Full Article »
If lab automation is going to advance to the level of a discipline, which it needs to if we are going to take advantage of the capabilities available, it needs structure....Full Article »
Given the rapid development of products and technologies for lab work, we need to spend a lot more time above the details of implementation, doing lab work, planning for technology use and the impact of changing corporate priorities...Full Article »
If we address some basic issues, labs can be transformed into more effective and productive facilities where people can be encouraged to do their best work. Getting there has less to do with technology and more to do with people’s ability to put that technology to work....Full Article »
With an increasing emphasis on informatics and the potential to better organize and manage data / information, there is an increasing interest in integrating the sources of laboratory data with the tools used by scientists to analyze, interpret and develop reports based on experiments and instrument measurements....Full Article »
With an increasing emphasis on informatics and the potential to better organize and manage data / information, there is an increasing interest in integrating the sources of laboratory data with the tools used by scientists to analyze, interpret and develop reports based on experiments and instrument measurements....Full Article »