July 24, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 26


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

08/21/2013 - Apples to Apples - Selecting the Right Informatics Solution

CSols Webinar: Learn the criteria to consider when deciding which Lab Informatics solution is the best fit for you.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/12/2013 - Sources Sought - Genome Sequencing LIMS

Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) product to manage a DNA sequencing core lab.Agency: Department of Health and Human Services; Office: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 Recent News

07/24/2013 - SLAS Offers Young Competitors $500 through the New SLAS FIRST Team Grants Program

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is proud to announce the launch of the SLAS FIRST Team Grants Program for the 2013-14 school year.

07/24/2013 - Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Inaugural FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

Join 150+ drug R&D teams for practical discussions, solutions and case studies for refining early-stage drug discovery methods at four co-located conferences: Engineering Functional 3-D Tissue Models, Phenotypic Drug Discovery, Screening and Functional Analysis of 3-D Models, and Physiologically-Relevant Cellular Tumor Models for Drug Discovery.

07/22/2013 - Bio-Reference to License GeneTests.org from University of Washington

Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (www.bioreference.com) announced today that it signed a licensing agreement with the University of Washington to transition GeneTests.org, GeneClinics.org and all other related properties to become a business unit of Bio-Reference.

07/22/2013 - NovoPath Offers Innovative Cloud Hosting Support: Labs Enjoy a Customized Solution with Reduced Capital Investment and Maintenance

NovoPath, Inc., a leader in best-of-breed anatomic pathology (AP) software solutions, announces a remote hosting software option for its flagship NovoPath™ product, providing customers with all the benefits of a cloud environment while maintaining full HIPAA compliance and enabling full ownership and control of their patient data and the NovoPath application.

07/18/2013 - Shimadzu's Open-Access Method Toolbox Software Offers High-Efficiency Method Development for Pharmaceutical Laboratories and CROs

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the Method Toolbox, the newest addition to its Open Solutions family of open-access software. Method Toolbox is purification method scouting software that assists with method optimization to increase the productivity of pharmaceutical laboratories and contract research organizations.

07/18/2013 - Simulations Plus Releases MedChem Studio™ 3.5 and MedChem Designer™ 2.5

Simulations Plus, Inc., a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that it has released Version 3.5 of its MedChem Studio™ and Version 2.5 of its MedChem Designer™ software programs for data mining and molecule design

07/15/2013 - Bruker and ImaBiotech Signed a Software Distribution Agreement to Promote and Distribute Quantineti(TM) Software for Quantitative MALDI Imaging

Bruker, a leading provider of MALDI imaging instruments and ImaBiotech today announce a collaboration for the distribution of Quantinetix™ software.
 Upcoming Events

10/28/2013 - FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

With the tremendous expense of bringing new drugs to market, a focus on improving the outcome of first-stage research is critical. Recent evidence confirms the need for innovative screening systems utilizing assay design on three-dimensional tissue models and phenotypic models. This functional analysis will allow for more accurate biological response. Cambridge Healthtech Institute is pleased to introduce FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress to bring together drug research and development teams for practical discussion, solutions and case studies for refining these first-stage drug discovery methods.

09/24/2013 - ILMAC 2013

ILMAC is an internationally recognized tradeshow for process and laboratory technology from the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemistry, food, beverages, cosmetics and biotechnology. ILMAC 2013 covers all the industrial applications of process engineering, including research, development, production, and environmental engineering. This trade show is an excellent opportunity to establish and nourish networking connections in Europe.

07/28/2013 - 2013 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

Join AACC in Houston for the world's largest gathering for laboratory medicine.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/30/2013 - HIPAA/HITECH Assessment for Healthcare Business Associates

This HIPAA compliance training will help healthcare business associates understand the risks associated with handling Protected Health Information (PHI) and show how to implement the steps required to mitigate the risks to secure PHI and comply with new HIPAA/HITECH omnibus rule.

07/29/2013 - Decoding CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Regulations

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) training will outline the CLIA standards for frequency, methodology and also give examples of practical application.

07/26/2013 - Drowning Under A Sea of Alphabet Compliance- RACs, MACs, MICs and ZPICs

This healthcare compliance webinar will help you understand the nuances of the four CMS audit programs- RACs, MACs, MICs and ZPICs. It will assist you in identifying gaps and deficiencies in your current compliance programs and show how to lessen or alleviate your organization’s criticalities.

07/25/2013 - Quality Assurance and Regulatory Aspects of HPLC in Quality Control

This webinar will cover the regulatory requirements for cGLP cGMP HPLC analysis, provide practical tips for compliance, common pitfalls in analyses and show how to manage adverse audit findings.
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