February 01, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 5


In This Issue

 Recent News

01/31/2012 - New LIMS software module offers major time savings by automatically controlling consumable stock

The ability to automatically control stocks of consumables whilst processing samples can be a major time saver for busy laboratory managers, which is why Two Fold Software Limited is adding a Consumable Stock Control software module to its Version 1.1 release of the company’s ground-breaking Qualoupe LIMS software.

01/31/2012 - Sapio Sciences Announces Exemplar Dx LIMS for Laboratories in the burgeoning MDx Market

Sapio Sciences (http://www.SapioSciences.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Exemplar Dx LIMS. This release is the result of Sapio’s extensive experience in implementing LIMS at leading MDx companies. Exemplar Dx LIMS addresses MDx company’s operational needs in a single, integrated solution.

01/31/2012 - RemedyMD Announces Investigate Cell Therapy, a Revolutionary Research Management System for Blood and Marrow Transplant Centers

RemedyMD, the leading provider of Translational Research Informatics, will launch Investigate™ Cell Therapy at the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation BMT Tandem Meetings Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 in San Diego, Calif. (Booth #604). Investigate Cell Therapy is the first and only research management system to integrate key translational research components, including LIMS, ELN, biospecimen tracking and a patient registry into one platform.

01/31/2012 - CLSI Announces Symposium at the CLSI Leadership Conference

The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) is hosting a free symposium called Reducing Risk in Health Care: Present and Future Trends in the Laboratory, on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia, USA, during the annual CLSI Leadership Conference.

01/31/2012 - Beijing Union Purchases Instem's Preclinical Software Solution

Instem, a leading provider of early development software applications, announced today that Beijing Union -- Genius Pharmaceutical Technology Ltd (Beijing Union) has purchased the Provantis preclinical software solution following a comprehensive competitive evaluation of domestic and western solutions on the market.

01/25/2012 - RURO Says SmartFreezer Ready for Distribution

RURO, Inc., a developer of research software and inventory solutions announced today that it has successfully integrated its FreezerPro 2012 edition with Angelantoni’s SmartFreezer. The SmartFreezer is capable of reading both RFID and 2D barcodes. The SmartFreezer with be shown at numerous shows throughout the US and Europe in 2012. The fully integrated unit will make its debut at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) show in San Diego, February 6th and 7th.

01/25/2012 - LABVANTAGE 6 Released

LABVANTAGE, which offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for the laboratory, including LIMS, ELN, and business intelligence, announced today the release of LABVANTAGE 6, the world’s most powerful LIMS. Loaded with new features including enhancements to batch management, new event-driven flexibility, advanced instrument integration, and support for both desktop and mobile devices, LABVANTAGE 6 is the culmination of SQL*LIMS, which was acquired from Life Technologies Corporation in 2009, and the legacy LABVANTAGE product lines.
 Upcoming Events

03/06/2012 - STARLIMS Announces Forum2012 User Meeting

Based on input from many STARLIMS users, Forum2012 aims to address the interesets of labs in multiple industries and disciplines. Forum2012 is an opportunity to share know-how and to strengthen collaboration between the global STARLIMS community. The dates are March 6-9 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Register today and enjoy discounted registration rates.

03/05/2012 - XGen Congress & Expo

Genomic Data Analysis and Interpretation, Epigenetics, Comprehending Copy Number and Structural Variation, Targeting Non-Coding RNA, RNA-Seq, DNA-Seq, Sequencing Data Storage and Management, Successful Sequencing

02/20/2012 - Forensic Elite to Convene in Atlanta for Scientific Meeting in February

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 64th annual scientific meeting will take place February 20-25, 2012 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta.

02/19/2012 - Molecular Med TRI-CON

Spanning five days this year, the event now includes more activities including: 2 partnering forums, 5 symposia, 18 short courses, and 12 core programs. Join over 3,000 attendees in interactive lectures, discussions, and various receptions as a way to facilitate networking opportunities and hearing differing views and perspectives on poignant issues facing you and our industry today.
 Upcoming Webcasts

02/10/2012 - Managing OSHA Inspections and Accident Investigations - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This OSHA Inspection and Accident Investigation training will provide practical tips for safety professionals and managers on what the OSHA inspectors will look for, how to respond to a letter of complaint, how employees and unions figure into the inspection equation, and what you must do to expedite the inspection and help resolve issues before they become major problems.

02/08/2012 - Medical Device Process Validation - Statistical Considerations

This Process Validation training will look at the underlying statistical concepts to perform an effective process validation. The webinar examine elements of the FDA regulations for process validation (21 CFR §820.75) as well as the corresponding requirements in ISO 13485.

02/07/2012 - Prepare for Tougher U.S. FDA cGMP Compliance Audits

This FDA cGMP training webinar will discuss US FDA’s approach to cGMP Audits and expectations from companies. It will also evaluate chief concern areas of cGMP compliance audit and anticipatory emphasis changes as per new regulatory climate.

02/02/2012 - How to prepare for and survive a CLIA inspection - Clinical Laboratories Improvement Act

In this CLIA inspection webinar understand how to get your lab ready for inspection, what the inspectors will look for and how to do inspection follow up and response.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

Become a Sponsor

Contact Us

Questions or Comments? We'd like to hear your comments and suggestions. E-mail your feedback or questions to us at cjones@limsinstitute.org Copyright Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc.  All rights reserved.

Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc. P.O. Box 813301 Smyrna, GA 30081 770-313-8185