Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Molecular Connections Attains ISO Certification

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Molecular Connections, a life science informatics company based in Bangalore, India, said on Friday that it has obtained ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification.
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is an information security standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission. It defines requirements for “establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented information security management system within the context of the organization's overall business risks,” according to the ISO website.
Molecular Connections said it is the first Indian life science and informatics company to be certified under ISO/IEC 27001:2005.
The company said in a statement that the certification ensures that its quality standards “are now comparable to the best of international standards.”

The Scan

Cell Signaling Pathway Identified as Metastasis Suppressor

A new study in Nature homes in on the STING pathway as a suppressor of metastasis in a mouse model of lung cancer.

Using Bees to Gain Insights into Urban Microbiomes

As bees buzz around, they pick up debris that provides insight into the metagenome of their surroundings, researchers report in Environmental Microbiome.

Age, Genetic Risk Tied to Blood Lipid Changes in New Study

A study appearing in JAMA Network Open suggests strategies to address high lipid levels should focus on individuals with high genetic risk and at specific ages.

Study Examines Insights Gained by Adjunct Trio RNA Sequencing in Complex Pediatric Disease Cases

Researchers in AJHG explore the diagnostic utility of adding parent-child RNA-seq to genome sequencing in dozens of families with complex, undiagnosed genetic disease.