August 14, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 29


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.
 Event Focus

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

October 28-30, 2013, Cambridge, MA 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.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/07/2013 - Invitation for Bids - Supply, Installation, training and commissioning of Laboratory Information Management System

The Government of Kenya, Ministry of Health - Laboratory Networking Project - Supply, installation, training and commissioning of laboratory information system at its selected satellite sites of Malindi, Wajir, Machakos, Kitale and Busia.
 Recent News

08/13/2013 - Agilent Technologies Furthers Investigative Potential of Scanning Microwave Microscopy via Enhanced EMPro Software

Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced a new application available in the latest version of its EMPro modeling software. This new application lets researchers perform electromagnetic simulations to help interpret the experiments they do using scanning microwave microscopy.

08/13/2013 - Bio-Rad Sponsors New Version of MIQE qPCR App for Real-Time PCR and Digital PCR

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. announced today that it is sponsoring a new version of the MIQE qPCR app. Researchers can use the new version to validate their digital PCR (dPCR) experiments according to the recently published digital MIQE (dMIQE) guidelines (Huggett et al. 2013).

08/09/2013 - Core Informatics Integrates Microsoft Office Web Apps Into Core ELN™ for Enhanced Internal Research Documentation and Partner Collaboration

Core Informatics, a leading provider of data and information management solutions to the life sciences, molecular diagnostics, and energy industries announced today a tight integration between Microsoft Office web applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Core ELN™.

08/08/2013 - Waters Acquires Nonlinear Dynamics

Waters Corporation today announced the acquisition of Nonlinear Dynamics Ltd., a world leader in proteomics and metabolomics analysis software based in Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. Nonlinear Dynamics is best known for its highly-acclaimed Progenesis software which offers researchers unique ways to analyze and visualize the raw proteomic data. Waters and Nonlinear Dynamics previously collaborated on the development of Waters’ TransOmics™ Informatics, a scalable solution for proteomics, metabolomics, and lipidomics analysis.

08/08/2013 - Alere Analytics Launches Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Solution to Help Hospitals Automate Public Health Submissions and Satisfy Meaningful Use Requirements

Alere Analytics, an Alere subsidiary specializing in healthcare analytics and clinical decision support (CDS) technology, today announced the availability of its Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) Solution to assist hospitals with submitting reportable lab results to State Departments of Health. Under Meaningful Use Stage 2, a new core objective requires that hospitals provide “ongoing successful submission of reportable lab results” to the State Departments of Public Health.

08/07/2013 - CSols, Inc. performs a LabWare Implementation & Data Migration for Analysts, Inc.

CSols, Inc. a leader in Laboratory Informatics industry, announces the successful completion of a Data Migration and LabWare LIMS implementation for Analysts, Inc., an oil testing analysis laboratory. To make the transition from one system to another, Analysts, Inc. contracted CSols to assist them with data migration, system configuration, instrument integration, and on-going support of the new LIMS.

08/06/2013 - OpenChrom - new release (0.8.0) - different mass spectrometers – one software solution

The open-source software OpenChrom allows the evaluation and visualization of chromatographic and mass spectrometric data. It is online since the beginning of 2010 and has been downloaded so far more than 20.000 times.
 Upcoming Events

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.
 Upcoming Webcasts

08/22/2013 - HIPAA Breach Notification - New rules significantly change how you determine what to report

This webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the new HIPAA Breach Notification rules, tips for preventing and preparing for breaches, the new penalties for non compliance, and how to prepare for HIPAA audits. It will include case-study discussions to explain the key elements in an HIPAA audit.

08/21/2013 - Process Validation for Medical Devices: 2-day In-person Seminar

Medical device manufacturers can avoid FDA Warning Letters, 483s and enforcement actions with a good understanding process validation principles. But knowing how to proceed is the toughest task as no FDA guidance document is available which talks about it.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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