As anyone who has tried to fill Life Science positions lately can tell you, skilled individuals in a handful of industry sectors have become extremely difficult to find and hire. Growth in the Life Sciences industry is underscored by what’s happening in the real estate market. [Read More]
We are excited to share that Strateos’ SVP of Strategy & Operations, Daniel Sipes, will be delivering a presentation entitled Accelerating Medicinal Chemistry Cycle Times Through Cloud-Accessible Smart Automated Labs at the upcoming 2022 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening Conference & Exhibition between February 5-9th. [Read More]
Quality management is at the basis of every successful business or organisation and, especially for biobank facilities and research and development centres, being able to keep a complete track record for each sample stored is crucial. [Read More]
Astrix, the market leader in professional and staffing services for life science and other science-based organizations, recently closed their acquisition of ResultWorks, a leader in providing business analysis and transformation services to science and information-intensive organizations. [Read More]
When it comes to analyzing the Cannabis plant and its constituents, terpenes are one such component that hasn't been well studied until recent years. But as Sommano et al. note in their 2020 paper published in Molecules, "a growing number of industries have shown interest in adding either cannabis terpenes or botanically-derived terpenes to their CBD oils and edibles." This has resulted in demand for further study of terpenes and how they interact with other constituents. The authors present a broad look at terpenes in their paper. examining the taxonomy and localization of terpenes from Cannabis plants, their biosynthesis, and their prevalence in certain chemovars. They close by briefly discussing separation of terpenes, and concluding that "terpene profiles not only embody the characteristics of cannabis genotypes, but their entourage effect with cannabinoids could enhance their medicinal functionality."