Upcoming PyRAT Events

We will be attending the following events to demonstrate our PyRAT products. Feel free to come by our booth to learn more.

Event Date Venue Link
FELASA 2019 June 10-13, 2019 Prague, Czech Republic
IGTP Fortbildung March 28-29, 2019 Bonn, Germany
3R Tage 2019 February 27-28, 2019 Graz, Austria


Upcoming Scientific Computing Events

We will be attending the following events to present our work regarding scientific computing.

Event Date Venue Link
There are no upcoming events planned at this time

Recent News


PyRAT v4.1 Released!

April 3, 2019

Good news, PyRAT version 4.1 is finally here! This version includes a large number of small tweaks as per our user feedback, but the largest new features include:

  1. A new graphical rack display for location management
  2. A new severity assessment system for genetically modified lines

Please feel free to contact us for more information.

PyRAT Aquatic v1.1 Released!

February 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of v1.1 of PyRAT Aquatic, our software for the management of fish colonies. The initial release provided us with valuable feedback (thank you!), which we incorporated into our plan for this version. With this release, we not only refine many of the previous features, but we also add some new ones, including:

  1. A new work request system for communication between scientists and caretakers
  2. A graphical rack display for viewing the positions of tanks
  3. Barcode and label functionality for the identification of tanks
  4. And many small tweaks per user requests
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PyRAT Aquatic v1.0 Released!

January 4, 2018

We are proud to announce the release of PyRAT Aquatic, our new software product designed for managing fish and other tank-based colonies. PyRAT Aquatic has many of the same features as PyRAT for terrestrial animals, but redesigned for fish facility workflows and biology.

This product was made using the same ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System as PyRAT.

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Scionics receives ISO 9001:2015 certification

December 19, 2017

After years of evolving and improving our product development and related processes, we decided to go the distance and prepare for ISO certification. With the guidance of an ISO 9001 expert, we improved our quality management system to the point that we thought it could pass an official ISO certification evaluation.

Well, now it is official! We are ISO 9001:2015 certified!

This certification is one more example of our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

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PyRAT v4.0 Released!

December 4, 2017

We have been working hard on this release all year, and it is a big update. Many thanks to everyone at Scionics who made this release possible.

Any clients who do not yet have this release should contact us for an update.

A very limited selection of the new features are listed below:

  1. New Layout
    • Modern and more powerful new user interface
  2. Filter preset saving
    • Name, save, and reuse your favorite filters
  3. New pedigree reports
    • Configurable graphical pedigrees for individual animals or lines/strains
  4. Extended list coloring
    • Animals and cages can be colored individually and independently of other color rules
  5. Extension of special services
    • - Categorization (e.g. drugs, consumables, work)
    • - Create order for billing purposes to skip ordering process when necessary
    • - Budgeting based on authorization
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