October 23, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 39


In This Issue

 Event Focus

FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies CongressNovember 17 - 19, 2014Join 250+ R&D teams in Boston this Fall who will attend CHI’s FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress, an event dedicated to improving in vitro cell models and phenotypic screening to advance drug discovery and development at 6 conferences.


October 31, 2014 - Early Bird Registration Cut Off! Register early for deepest discounts. SLAS members can take advantage of deepest discounts by registering by October 31, 2014.The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS; www.slas.org) is proud to present SLAS2015 (www.slas2015.org), convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, from February 7-11. SLAS2015 delivers a robust, peer-selected scientific program comprised of the following tracks: Assay Development and Screening, Automation and High Throughput Technologies, Drug Target Strategies, Micro/Nano Technologies, Bioanalytical Techniques, Informatics and Biomarker Discovery & Application. The program features 132 podium sessions, 400+ posters and 17 Short Courses.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

10/23/2014 - Request for Proposal - Development of a Cloud Based Laboratory Data Exchange Portal

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is seeking the technical expertise to develop a cloud-based reference center enrollment portal that will streamline the management of the enrollment process for laboratory and APHL staff.

10/20/2014 - Request for Information/Sources Sought - Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS) for Software Solution

Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS) for Software Solution(Brand Name or Equal), Hardware, Implementation, Training, and Maintenance Support Services for the DHA/DHCS Program Office

10/03/2014 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to establish a negotiated contract for a laboratory information management system (LIMS) and related support. This LIMS software system will be placed into operation at the Genomics Research Laboratory (GRL), a 6,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility located in the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech.
 Recent News

10/22/2014 - Managing Regulatory Compliance In Laboratories

The Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) from Autoscribe meets the requirements of highly regulated laboratories by providing audit trails, time and date stamping of all actions and version control of all reference data, such as test definitions. This helps with compliance to any guidelines that require change control, validation and audit trailing of changes to stored data.

10/22/2014 - BioDiscovery Launches NxClinical™ for Complete Case Review and Reporting for Genetics Labs

BioDiscovery, Inc., a leader in integrated software solutions for genomics data analysis for life sciences, announced today the launch of its new NxClinical software for clinical case review. Based on the company’s extensive experience in the market with its long-standing and highly regarded Nexus Copy Number software, NxClinical was created specifically for the needs of the clinical users.

10/22/2014 - RURO, Inc. Exceeds Double Growth for 2nd Year

RURO, Inc. achieved a second consecutive annual period with greater than 100% sales volume growth. Contributing highlights to the company’s success included the release of a new version of its flagship solution platform, Limfinity®, the opening and immediate success of its first foreign office in Shanghai, and highly visible customer installations.

10/19/2014 - Lab7 Systems Launches the Enterprise Sequencing Platform™ (ESP) for Comprehensive Sample-to-Answer Management of Genome Sequencing Data

Lab7 Systems, Inc., today introduced the Lab7 Enterprise Sequencing Platform (ESP), the industry’s only comprehensive sample-to-answer data management software for next-generation genomic sequencing (NGS) laboratories.

10/16/2014 - DNAnexus Powers Novel Genomic Collaborations Between Regeneron Genetics Center and Leading Healthcare Institutions

DNAnexus Inc., today announced that their pioneering, cloud-based genome informatics and data management platform is powering novel genomic collaborations between the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) and leading healthcare providers. Described as the largest clinical sequencing undertaking in North America, the DNAnexus-supported initiative powers the industry’s first cloud-based genome center to integrate next-generation sequencing with de-identified clinical records, to profoundly accelerate medical discovery.

10/16/2014 - Omicia Introduces Opal Clinical, Interpretation Software for NGS Diagnostics

Omicia, Inc., the leading genome interpretation company, today announced the commercial availability of Opal ClinicalTM, the company’s software solution for diagnostic testing organizations.
 The LIMS Book

Introducing the 2014 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics

Introducing the 2014 Edition of:

The Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics

The Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to announce the 2014 release of the new, Complete Guide to LIMS and Laboratory Informatics.   This reference guide is unique in the LIMS industry by providing a side-by-side comparison of the most popular LIMS products on the market along with complete pricing information and now, we have provided links to demonstrations of the various listed products.  Also, we have updated the guide to be completely available on-line and kept up-to-date daily as new information becomes available along with critical information you need to help you document your LIMS requirements.

 Upcoming Events

11/09/2014 - ISTFA 2014 - 40th International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis

Technical symposia, user groups, seminars, short courses, and the largest equipment exposition in the industry make ISTFA the best place to learn, network, and further your career! ISTFA is where you’ll find researchers, engineers, technicians and others who work on discrete components, dies, wafer fabrication, packages, board assembly and systems. They’re your customers.

11/05/2014 - LAB INNOVATIONS 2014

LAB INNOVATIONS 2014 is an exhibition that presents products and services in categories such as: Analytical equipment; Laboratory equipment; Cleanroom technology; and Biotechnology & life sciences

11/03/2014 - PEGS Europe - Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit

PEGS Europe is the largest European event covering all aspects of protein and antibody engineering. With two consecutive years of 40% growth in attendance, and another year of expanded program coverage, this year's event will feature 15 keynote presentations.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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