Guildford, UK (OBBeC) - IDBS, a provider of enterprise data management solutions, has announced that the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology (Berlin, Germany) has expanded its usage of E-WorkBook by trebling its number of E-WorkBook licenses.
Extending the use of E-WorkBook to include pure biology as well as molecular biology, the institute, which has been using E-WorkBook since June 2006, upgraded to the latest release of IDBS’ (ELN), E-WorkBook 8. Currently engaged in numerous programmes, the institute’s research includes various high throughput screening strategies as well as the analysis of molecular and cellular mechanisms of infection, using pathogenic bacteria such as Helicobacter pylori and Salmonella, for the development of novel preventative and therapeutic measures against infection.
According to the announcement, using E-WorkBook, scientists can easily share and discuss experimental data without having to prepare lengthy reports, saving time and improving productivity. Moreover, data captured within E-WorkBook is both secure and transparent, with access controlled by a hierarchy of user privileges. E-WorkBook also helped the institute to advance its archiving system to ensure that data is always available online.
Dr Elke Mueller of the institute commented: “We are pleased to be working with IDBS and applying the benefits of an ELN to our research. Of particular interest is the ability to quickly search information and make it available to other researchers. This gives scientists more time at the bench and less time searching mountains of paper.”