Collaborative Bioprocessing: User Access Controls in Eggsbee Online

In the evolving landscape of bioprocessing, collaboration is key to accelerating research and development. Recognizing this, Dynacyte Biosciences has innovated the Eggsbee Online platform to facilitate seamless multiple user collaboration while maintaining stringent access controls. This blog post dives into how the Eggsbee Online platform empowers bioprocessing teams with flexible and secure user access controls, ensuring efficient project management and data integrity.

Understanding User Roles and Permissions

Eggsbee Online distinguishes between different user roles to provide tailored access and control over bioprocessing projects. These roles include "Owners," "Maintainers," "Users," and "Participants," each offering a unique set of permissions.

Base Modules: Owners and Users

For Base Modules in the Eggsbee ecosystem, two primary roles are defined:

  • Owners: Owners have full administrative privileges over the Base Modules. They can configure settings, initiate bioprocesses, and invite other users to access the equipment. Owners also have the authority to assign or revoke user permissions.

  • Users: Users can operate and monitor the Base Modules as permitted by the Owners. Their access is limited to specific functionalities and does not include administrative privileges.

To facilitate these roles, each individual must have their own Eggsbee Online user account, ensuring personalized access and secure authentication.

Access Control Table for Base Modules

Role Configure Settings Initiate Bioprocess Monitor Bioprocess Invite Users Assign/Revoke Permissions
Owner Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
User No Yes Yes No No
Projects in Eggsbee Online: Owner, Maintainer, and Participant

Projects hosted on Eggsbee Online can be shared among team members with differentiated access levels:

  • Owner: The project owner has full control over the project, including editing access, user invitations, and permissions management. Owners can also delete the project if necessary.

  • Maintainer: Maintainers have extensive access to the project, including the ability to edit, run experiments, and add data. However, they cannot delete the project or manage user permissions.

  • Participant: Participants have view-only access to the project. This role is ideal for collaborators or stakeholders who need to monitor progress without directly manipulating the data or settings.

Setting Up User Access Controls

Managing user access in Eggsbee Online is straightforward and secure. Owners can invite team members to their projects or Base Modules by entering their Eggsbee Online account details. Upon accepting the invitation, new users are granted access according to their assigned roles.

Access Control Table for Projects

Role Edit Project Run Experiments Add Data View Data User Management
Owner Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maintainer Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Participant No No No Yes No

Practical Use Cases and Benefits

  1. Collaborative Research Projects: By assigning appropriate roles, research teams can collaborate on experiments, share findings, and review data in real time, regardless of their physical location.

  2. Education and Training: Instructors can set up bioprocess experiments, allowing students (Participants) to observe without the risk of accidental alterations, promoting an interactive learning experience.

  3. Industry Applications: Companies can maintain control over proprietary bioprocesses (Owners) while enabling technicians (Users) to operate the bioreactors and allowing stakeholders (Participants) to review progress.


The Eggsbee Online platform's robust user access controls are designed to facilitate collaboration while safeguarding sensitive data and processes. By clearly defining roles and permissions, Dynacyte Biosciences ensures that bioprocessing projects can be conducted efficiently, securely, and collaboratively. This approach not only streamlines project management but also fosters innovation and discovery by enabling diverse teams to work together seamlessly towards common goals.

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