February 29, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 9


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/22/2012 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Gainesville Regional Utilities - City of Gainesville, Florida - Request for Proposal - Supply and Implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

02/07/2012 - Laboratory Information System (LIS) for Selected Public Health Laboratories in Guyana

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global AIDS Program (GAP) is supporting the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This request for proposals (RFP) is one component under the overarching PEPFAR goal to strengthen health system capacity and services for HIV/AIDS. A complete description of PEPFAR can be found at http://www.pepfar.gov/about/. This RFP solicits offers from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system (LIS) at two Phase I sites in Guyana.
 Recent News

02/29/2012 - Khemia Software to Exhibit at PITTCON 2012 in Orlando, FL, March 12-15, Booth 1885

PITTCON is the premier venue for the laboratory science industry. Not only is PITTCON a place for laboratories to acquire new equipment and tools, it also gives back to education donating nearly a million dollars annually in the form of grants, scholarships, and awards. Khemia Software is excited to be part of this informative and stimulating event!

02/28/2012 - RURO releases FreezerPro Add-On for Microsoft Excel

RURO, Inc., a developer of research software and inventory solutions announced today that it has successfully integrated its FreezerPro 2012 edition with Microsoft Excel. The Excel AddOn is provided to the user in a zip folder. It comes with on screen instructions and literally takes less than three minutes to install.

02/27/2012 - ApolloLIMS to exhibit and sponsor SOFT 2012

ApolloLIMS is proud to again be a sponsoring exhibitor at the annual meeting of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) and the International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT). Come visit us as we celebrate our nation’s independence on July 4th!

02/26/2012 - BioClinica eClinical Suite Chosen by Top Biotech Firm

BioClinica®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, today announced that Amarin Corporation plc has chosen the eClinical suite from BioClinica to capture and manage clinical data for their Phase IIIb cardiology clinical trial, including: electronic data capture (EDC) and data management, interactive response technology (IRT/IVR/IWR), and clinical trial management (CTMS) solutions.

02/24/2012 - GQ-Dx 2.0 Helps Laboratories Deliver Fast, Accurate, and Actionable NGS Diagnostics to the Clinic

GenomeQuest Inc., a global provider of large-scale genomic software applications, today introduced new enhancements to its GQ-Dx genomic decision support system that enables molecular laboratories to produce routine, actionable diagnostic reports from next generation sequencing (NGS) runs.

02/24/2012 - HIMSS12 Breaks Previous Attendance Records

The record-breaking trend continues for the 2012 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, held in Las Vegas at the Venetian Sands Expo Center from Feb. 20-24. As of Friday morning, Feb. 24, attendance at HIMSS12 reached 37,032 attendees, surpassing the HIMSS11 attendance figure of 31,500 attendees

02/23/2012 - Oldcastle Building Products Chooses Enviance to Track and Manage Enterprise Safety, Air and Water Data

Enviance, Inc., a global provider of Environmental ERP (EERP) solutions that measure, manage, report and reduce environmental and regulatory risks, today announced that Oldcastle Building Products has selected its cloud-based platform for regulatory analysis and management of safety, air and water data.
 Upcoming Events

03/21/2012 - Developing and Validating Bioassays to Advance the Development of Biotherapeutics

Bioassays play a vital role in the characterization, comparability, stability and potency testing of large molecule therapeutics. The inaugural Biossays for Biologics will bring together key individuals from across CMC, Bioanalytical Sciences, and Bioprocessing to share strategies and methods for developing and validating bioassays to advance the development of biotherapeutics.

03/11/2012 - Pittcon 2012

Pittcon is the world's largest annual conference and exposition for laboratory science. Pittcon 2012 will offer the latest technology and instrumentation from over 930 exhibitors, a diverse Technical Program of more than 2,000 technical presentations, 90 plus Short Courses to enhance your educational experience, and networking sessions that provide the chance to exchange innovative ideas with scientists from around the world.

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
 Upcoming Webcasts

03/07/2012 - Method Validation in Drug Development Process - Common Mistakes and Issues

This Method Validation training in drug development process will provide guidance in setting appropriate specifications, determining if the assay is validatable, and monitoring progress during the validation.

03/02/2012 - HIPAA Security Policies and Procedures: New finalized regulations bring new obligations

This 3-hr virtual seminar on HIPAA Security Policies and Procedures will show how you can comply with the extensive requirements for policies and procedures in the HIPAA security regulation.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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