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Guru Singh

Articles by:Guru Singh

Guru Singh is the head of growth at LabTwin. He joins LabTwin with several years of experience as a biotech researcher and a lifetime's worth of passion for entrepreneurship. Beginning his journey as a biotech engineer in India, he published numerous research papers and co-founded life science startups and foundations. After earning his Professional Science Master's in Biotechnology from the University of Delaware, Guru served as a marketing leader at Scientist.com and Science Exchange -- two California-based life science SaaS startups. During his tenure at Scientist.com, he helped it become the 9th fastest-growing company in the United States and saw it grow by 15,268% within three years.

LabTwin for Drug Discovery at a Top 10 Pharma Company

An Associate Principal Scientist in the Discovery Sciences group at a Top 10 Pharma Company recently started using LabTwin and shared his experience. The scientist is responsible for crafting bioreagents for drug discovery, including transcription factors, ion channels, GPCRs, proteases and...

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Popular Use Cases of Voice-Activated Digital Assistants in R&D Labs

Voice-activated digital lab assistants allow scientists to record data and access information while they are running experiments, validating equipment and processes, or managing lab instruments and samples. LabTwin recently hosted a webinar discussing how scientists are currently using voice...

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The Lab of the Future: Cloud Technologies in Pharmaceutical R&D

Pharmaceutical companies are constantly grappling with huge datasets. Technologies are rapidly advancing, allowing researchers to collect vast amounts of preclinical and clinical data during product development. The problem now lies in how to best manage that data to unlock its true value. In...

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Lab of the Future: Voice-Activated Digital Lab Assistants in Pharma R&D

Voice-activated digital lab assistants are one of the fastest-growing trends in consumer technologies – Siri, Alexa, and Google Home are now household names. Voice assistants allow people to naturally and easily communicate with digital tools, reduce screen time, and multi-task.

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LabTwin Supports current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)

Any company manufacturing drug products, biologics or medical devices must follow current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations. These regulations ensure that medical products are safe and effective for patients and consumers. cGMP regulations are enforced by a number of regulatory...

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Covid-19: Searching for a Cure

The novel coronavirus, Covid-19, has rapidly spread around the world, overwhelming healthcare systems, shutting down countries and causing widespread grocery shortages. Understandably, this has led to fear and misinformation about the Covid-19 virus and potential treatment options.

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User-Centered Design in the Smart Lab of the Future

Scientists and lab managers are bombarded with new products all claiming to save time and money, be more efficient or provide better results. However, most of the time, life science products are designed and developed in isolation, behind closed doors, and researchers only hear about these...

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Top Lab Informatics Trends: Voice-Powered Digital Lab Assistants

New technologies such as CRISPR, high-throughput screening and organs-on-a-chip have radically changed research capabilities in the past decade. However, lab management software, such as Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELNs) or Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software, has failed to keep up. The...

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Lab of the Future: Top Lab Informatics Trends: Augmented Reality

As lab informatics trend augmented reality (AR) is moving out of the realms of gaming and into the workplace. Unlike virtual reality, AR tools do not disconnect people from the real world, instead they ‘augment’ it by adding extra information.

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FAIR Data Management in the Lab of the Future

We are lucky to live in the age of Big Data. With rapid technological advances, the cost of creating large datasets such as genomic, transcriptomic or proteomic studies, continues to plummet. Life science companies now have the luxury of creating data relatively quickly and easily. However,...

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Building the Lab of the Future

Pharmaceutical companies are constantly grappling with huge datasets. Technologies are rapidly advancing, allowing researchers to collect vast amounts of preclinical and clinical data during product development. The problem now lies in how to best manage that data to unlock its true value. In...

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User-Centered Design to Empower Scientists

User-centered design (UX) drives product development by focusing on the needs and expected behaviors of potential users. UX starts with understanding target users and leads to answers tailored to the needs of users. This necessitates working closely with users to design, develop, and refine...

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2020 Trends in Lab Informatics, Insight From LabTwin

Guru Singh weighs in on the biggest trends we see happening in the near future for lab informatics

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LabTwin, and our CEO, Magdalena Paluch, Win Gold in the 16th Annual STEVIE® Awards

The STEVIE Awards have been celebrating outstanding businesses and entrepreneurs since 2002. This year The Women in Business categories received more than 1,500 entries. Juries made up of more than 200 business professionals scored the entries. Gold awards go to the top scoring entry in each...

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Why We Use Voice Technology

It’s a very exciting time to be involved in research. Technological advances are accelerating and scientists can now answer questions that were impossible to address a decade ago. This abundance of data is a two-edged sword, scientists can feel snowed under by reams of big data and the...

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LabTwin and ABI-LAB Offer Digital Lab Assistant to Life Science Startup Companies

LabTwin has teamed up with ABI-LAB, a life science startup incubator and accelerator in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Through this partnership, ABI-LAB resident companies now have access to LabTwin’s voice and AI-powered digital lab assistant.

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The Future of the Lab: Moving from Paper to Digital

Over the past 40 years, digitization – the transformation of analog information into digital formats) – has become part of our everyday lives. People around the world now embrace digital medical records, bank statements, bills, newspapers and books. Even money is starting to move from...

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Funsho Fakuade, PhD Student, University Medical Center Göttingen

Funsho Fakuade is a pharmacology researcher in Professor Niels Voigt’s lab at the University Medical Center Göttingen. Funsho performs complex experiments to study how changes in calcium handling in heart cells can contribute to common heart diseases.

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Hands-free, Natural and Integrated: A Better Lab Management Tool compared to ELN

First there was paper, then Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELNs), now there is LabTwin’s integrated, hands-free digital lab assistant.

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AI & Machine Learning Helps Scientists Deal with Data Overload

Biopharmaceutical companies must collect and analyze an astonishing amount of data to take a product all the way to market. This data is collected by many different groups along the product development pathway. Furthermore, large companies have international teams who need to harmonize...

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LabTwin Teams Up With Bonneville Labs and Lab Launch to Bring the World’s First Voice and AI-Powered Digital Assistant to Biotech Startups

Today we announced our partnerships with Californian life science accelerators, Bonneville Labs and Lab Launch. These accelerators support early-stage life science companies by providing smart lab facilities and networking opportunities.

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Ernesto Diaz-Flores, Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF

Ernesto Diaz-Flores is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF where he uses a novel multiparametric flow cytometry platform to discover drug targets for high-risk subtypes of childhood leukemia. Ernesto is an early adopter of LabTwin, our voice-powered lab assistant, so I sat down with him to...

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LabTwin Launches New ‘Talk-Back’ and Data Connectivity Features

LabTwin has always been a good listener—we pride ourselves on LabTwin’s ability to accurately transcribe scientific notation—but now our digital assistant can also speak to scientists. LabTwin can now guide researchers step-by-step through interactive protocols, offer feedback, and provide...

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BCG Digital Ventures and Sartorius Help LabTwin Launch the World’s First Voice-Powered Digital Lab Assistant

 LabTwin, with the support of BCG Digital Ventures, and biopharma supplier, Sartorius, has launched the world’s first voice and AI-powered digital lab assistant. LabTwin uses voice-recognition and machine learning technologies to improve workflow efficiency in research labs. With LabTwin's...
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Dennis Kwiatkowski, PhD Student at Charité, Berlin

After completing a Master thesis at Bayer HealthCare, Dennis Kwiatkowski is now a PhD student at the Freie Universität Berlin and a research associate in the Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics at the Charité Universitätsmedizin in Berlin, Germany. Dennis studies G-protein coupled...

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Harsh Kanwar, Laboratory Manager at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Harsh Kanwar is a Laboratory Manager and Research Technician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His primary areas of research include endocrine diseases that affect bone and mineral metabolism. We caught up with Harsh to find out how LabTwin works alongside him in the lab.

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Ernesto Diaz-Flores, Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF

Ernesto Diaz-Flores is an Assistant Adjunct Professor at UCSF where he studies novel therapeutic targets for high-risk subtypes of childhood leukemia. I sat down with him to find out what he loves about being a scientist and hear his tips for early career researchers who want to become faculty.

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Sarah Schlagowski, technician at Deutsches Primatenzentrum (DPZ)

Sarah Schlagowski works as a technician in Alexander Hahn’s lab at Deutsches Primatenzentrum GmbH (DPZ). The Hahn lab studies Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus-associated diseases. The Hahn lab focuses on cell receptor-virus interactions with the goal of creating modified viruses for vaccines and...

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Marcin Grabowicz, Assistant Professor at Emory University

Marcin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology with a joint appointment in the Division of Infectious Disease at Emory University School of Medicine. He is an early adopter of LabTwin so we sat down with him to hear more about his research and how LabTwin has...

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