April 25, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 15


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

04/17/2013 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

The State of Montana, Department of Public Health and Human Services, is seeking a contractor to provide, implement, train staff, support and maintain a commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) environmental laboratory information management system (LIMS) that will deliver up-to-date and industry-proven (inside and outside the laboratory) LIMS best practices.

04/08/2013 - Presolicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) support for Pine Bluff Arsenal for a period of one year, with four option periods
 Recent News

04/23/2013 - Multisite installation emphasises Matrix Gemini LIMS versatility

Autoscribe has won an order from a leading medical device manufacturer for a multi-site implementation of its Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). This new installation makes use of Matrix Gemini’s standard dual web/Windows user interface and will be rolled out over laboratories in three different locations. Autoscribe has considerable experience of multisite LIMS installations with over 500 concurrent users connected via multiple sites.

04/15/2013 - Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Life Technologies Corporation

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, and Life Technologies Corporation, a leading life sciences company, have signed a definitive agreement under which Thermo Fisher will acquire Life Technologies.

04/11/2013 - Life Technologies Launches New Bioinformatics Software Platform Enabling Bio-Design and Gene Synthesis from Next Generation Sequencing Data

Life Technologies Corporation today announced the launch of Vector NTI® Express Designer, the latest advancement in its Vector NTI® software platform, which offers researchers comprehensive and streamlined custom vector and genetic construct design and synthesis. The desktop software tool is designed for molecular biology, metabolic engineering, genetic engineering, and synthetic biology professionals who want to rationally design, assemble and order synthetic genetic "parts," optimizing genetic components for a broad range of applications.

04/10/2013 - Abbott Unveils New STARLIMS Mobile Apps and Cloud Services for Use in Laboratories

Abbott unveiled Version 11 STARLIMS LIMS software for industrial, clinical and research laboratories, featuring easy and reliable mobile applications for use with smart phones and tablet computing devices. The company also announced global availability of its secure and convenient cloud computing services. Based on Abbott’s STARLIMS informatics technology, the v.11 LIMS software will expand user functionality to include mobile-device applications and advanced analytic capabilities. These features will allow STARLIMS users to work on the right screen for the right task with an expanded platform to access LIMS information anywhere for use in quality assurance functions, raw materials analysis and other needs.

04/10/2013 - GenoSpace Now Offers Aspera On Demand High-Speed Transfer To The Cloud

Combined solution allows on demand scale-out of transfer, analysis and storage of massive amounts of genome sequence data uniting researchers, clinical labs, doctors, and patients

04/10/2013 - Affymetrix and BioDiscovery Announce Software for Analysis of Whole Genome Copy Number Data Generated From FFPE Solid Tumor Samples for Accelerating Cancer Translational Research

Affymetrix, Inc. and BioDiscovery announce the availability of the Nexus for OncoScan® Software for analysis of whole genome copy number data generated from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) solid tumor samples using the OncoScan® FFPE Express 2.0 Service. Through a joint arrangement, this software, based on BioDiscovery’s flagship Nexus Copy Number™, is available to customers who are analyzing data generated using this service.
 Upcoming Events

05/05/2013 - ISBER 2013 - International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories

Plan now to attend this premier event in the field of repository and specimen management. Meet with your colleagues from around the world and view the latest technology and equipment in the specimen collection and repository industry.

04/29/2013 - PEGS: The Essential Protein Engineering Summit

2013 PEGS event offers six streams in the areas of protein & antibody engineering, oncology, expression, analytical, safety, and purification. These highly focused streams enable researchers to discuss and find solutions to challenges faced in the lab and hear research that has yet to be published. Conference short courses offer a primer or in-depth workshop on everything from phage and yeast display to immunogenicity and protein therapeutics. A biologics partnering forum will also be offered for both emerging companies with innovative technologies and established companies seeking collaborations.
 Upcoming Webcasts

05/07/2013 - Analytical Laboratory Audits - Planning, Preparation, Execution, and Resolution

This webinar will help you understand the requirements of a GMP analytical laboratory audit which draws upon specific applications of sections of the 21 CFR 211 and technical knowledge of analytical method execution requirements.

04/25/2013 - Latin America: Regulatory Compliance Requirements for Life Science Products (Focus: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)

This two-day comprehensive Course on Latin America Regulatory compliance requirements will cover topics ranging from pre-clinical and clinical requirements through product registration, amendments and renewals across Pharmaceuticals, Biologics, Medical Devices and Combination Products. The Course will address the structure of the regulatory agencies in Latin America and discuss local cultural nuances to help you be successful in working with the regulators.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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