October 09, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 37


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

10/16/2013 - CSols Webinar: Extending your LabWare LIMS Beyond the Lab

Understand the significant business benefits that may be realized by extending your LIMS beyond the Lab. Spend an hour learning how these benefits have been realized through the utilization of a Simplica front-end.
 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.
 Recent News

10/09/2013 - See RURO in Italy at ESBB - European Society for Biopreservation & Biobanking, Verona, Italy, October 9-11, 2013

See full line of RURO products for biobanking and sample management. Get a chance to chat with RURO experts in both biobanking and laboratory informatics. See the new model of SmartFreezer in action and preview the upcoming FreezerPro update.

10/08/2013 - Persistent Systems Attains ISO 13485:2003 Certification, the International Quality Management Systems Standard for Medical Device Software

Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT), the global leader in software product and technology services today announced it has been successfully certified according to ISO13485:2003, the international standard for quality management systems for medical devices. The certification bestows official recognition on the company for its quality management system governing software product design, development, testing, enhancement and support for Medical Device Software.

10/08/2013 - Accelrys Receives Highest Rating in Gartner's Latest Laboratory Informatics System Report

Accelrys, Inc., a leading provider of scientific innovation lifecycle management software, today announced that Gartner, Inc­., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has rated the company "very high" in a recent report on Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) vendors.

10/02/2013 - Core Informatics names IBM Executive Josh Geballe as Chief Executive Officer

Core Informatics, a leading provider of data management solutions to clients engaged in scientific research, announced that it has hired IBM executive Josh Geballe to serve as Chief Executive Officer. Geballe joins Core after over a decade at IBM where he held international executive roles spanning general management, finance and strategy.

10/02/2013 - New Website For Autoscribe

Autoscribe, developer of the well-established Matrix family of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Quality Management Systems, has launched a new combined UK and US website ( www.autoscribe.co.uk and www.autoscribeinformatics.com) to reflect the worldwide nature of Autoscribe’s business. With a fresher, cleaner look, much improved navigation, additional content and more downloads, the site features a new ‘market’ section which allows visitors to see at a glance the applications of information management systems in different market areas, as well as a more in depth view of the Business Solutions that are available.

10/02/2013 - Cellebrite Extends its Line of Mobile Forensics Solutions with PC-Based UFED Software, Turnkey Hardware

Cellebrite, the leading developer and provider of mobile data forensic solutions, today announces the launch of the UFED 4PC and UFED TK. Together with the UFED Touch, UFED 4PC and UFED TK constitute the first and only complete series of mobile forensic solutions across dedicated single purpose and general purpose PC-based hardware platforms to accommodate the broadest range of lab and field use cases.
 LIMS Blog Postings

All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14

The new on-line edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide (http://www.limsbook.com) has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS and ELN products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos.

 SLAS 2014

09/18/2013 - Registrations is now open for SLAS2014

Registrations is now open for SLAS2014

SLAS2014 will feature all the great scientific education, programming, intelligent network building and new products and services you have come to expect from SLAS. Make plans to join us in San Diego, CA, January 18-22!

Check out SLAS2014.org for the latest event details as they are announced.  Register by October 31 to take advantage of the deepest discounts. 


 Upcoming Webcasts

10/22/2013 - Managing the Software Development Life Cycle to Produce Regulatory Documentation (for Medical Devices)

This webinar will discuss regulatory requirements for the medical device software development process and how the documentation needed for MDD technical files and for FDA submission can be developed as part of that process.

10/14/2013 - Falsifying Data in clinical trials. What to report?

This webinar on falsifying data in clinical trials will look at several case studies to provide examples of fraudulent activities and what should be reported. It will also discuss the regulations governing the ethical conduct of human subjects research.

10/10/2013 - Verification of Compendial Methods According to the Revised USP Chapter <1226>

This webinar on verification of compendial methods will give a good understanding of the revised USP Chapter <1226> and FDA requirements and provide recommendations and tools for effective implementation.
 Job Postings

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LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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