January 23, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 3


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

01/13/2014 - Pre-Solicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS Support for Pine Bluff Arsenal

01/09/2014 - RFI to implement a laboratory information management system in Mozambique

This RFI solicits interest from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system in two sites. One site is the Nampula Central Hospital Laboratory which has multiple laboratory units. The second site is Jose Macamo Hospital Laboratory in Maputo, a district level hospital. This RFI solicits interest from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system in two sites. One site is the Nampula Central Hospital Laboratory which has multiple laboratory units. The second site is Jose Macamo Hospital Laboratory in Maputo, a district level hospital.
 Recent News

01/22/2014 - Get Approval to Attend PITTCON 2014 – With CSols, Inc. Laboratory Informatics Training

CSols, Inc. the premier Laboratory Informatics Consultancy in North America understands the complex challenges that today’s modern Laboratories face. As a result, CSols has developed five short courses to be presented at PITTCON 2014 on some of these critical business issues. These Short Courses provide both the training and tools that Laboratory and IT personnel can leverage to solve these business issues in their respective labs.

01/20/2014 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Intuitive Online Tool for Automation Platform Configuration at SLAS 2014

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is showcasing its online automation system configuration tool, the Thermo Scientific iAutomate™ at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), January 18-22. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, iAutomate is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialing an automation set-up.

01/20/2014 - Automation Scheduling Software Offers New Model Building And Motion Planning Functions

Lab Managers attending the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) conference and exposition are getting their first look at Thermo Scientific Momentum 3.3 automation scheduling software, which offers new features to facilitate set-up and streamline workflows.

01/20/2014 - IDBS' ActivityBase Boosts Plate-based Screening and Visualization Capabilities

Today at SLAS 2014, IDBS announces enhanced screening and analysis functionality in ActivityBase XE 7.7. The latest release addresses growing assay volumes for high content and multiparametric datasets by processing information up to 50 times faster than the previous version. In addition, new visualizations and third-party integrations support image-based screening capabilities and faster analysis to support decision-making.

01/20/2014 - Sapio Sciences Announces Exemplar NGS LIMS for Next Gen Sequencing Labs

Sapio Sciences is pleased to announce the release of Exemplar NGS LIMS™. Sapio’s NGS LIMS system will track multiple next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform workflows from request through processing and analysis.

01/20/2014 - LIMSABC Sets the Precedent for Medical and Recreational Marijuana Testing

LIMSABC, a leader in the Laboratory Information Management Systems industry has again, set a new standard for the LIMS software community. While working hand in hand with several medical and recreational marijuana facilities, LIMSABC has gone to great lengths to develop a cloud LIMS system to meet the requirements needed for these very specific labs and their needs.

01/20/2014 - SLAS Honors 2014 Journal Achievement Award Winners

The Journal of Biomolecular Screening (JBS) and the Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA), both published by the Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) in partnership with SAGE Publications, hosted a special reception to celebrate the 2014 SLAS Journal Achievement Award honorees on Jan. 20 at SLAS2014, the Third Annual SLAS Annual Conference and Exhibition, Jan.18-22, 2014, in San Diego, Calif.
 Upcoming Events

03/12/2014 - CrimeLab -3rd International Forensic Technology Fair

The CrimeLab Criminological Technology Fair is a specialist industry event at which producers and distributors of products and services used in criminological technology and potential customers, including scientists, can meet. The idea of the CrimeLab Fair is not only to create room for business meetings and the presentation of offers, but also to convey specialist knowledge in the area of laboratory criminology. The fair’s programme will include many additional events promoting scientific achievements, modern technologies, and research methods used in criminology.

02/04/2014 - Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Sixth Annual Electronic Data in Clinical Trials

The entire clinical trial process is becoming more and more data driven. From study design to recruitment and trail management, to data analysis and publication of a study manuscript, we are dealing with data, and the overall result of a study very much depends on how well we manage it. This trend is escalating because of the rapid development and optimization of electronic health records and health care IT in general. CHI’s 6th Annual “Electronic Data in Clinical Trials” is designed to feature the latest trends in clinical trials data management. It will bring together clinical IT experts and their colleagues from clinical development departments to discuss system approach to data management in the era of new medical data landscape.
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/28/2014 - 3-hr Virtual Seminar: Latin America - Understanding Regulatory Compliance Requirements Across the Life Science Industry

 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.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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