September 22, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 37


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

09/30/2015 - The Integrated Lab: Why Holistic Thinking is Critical to your Strategic Planning

It's time to take full advantage of your current lab informatics landscape by thinking holistically - not just about your lab processes, but about your business workflows as well. Holistically mapping your workflows and processes will enable you to map your entire process to the appropriate informatics systems that will be integrated together. Learn how in this webinar.

09/23/2015 - LIMS Configuration 101 Webinar

This short webinar is specifically for people considering a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) project, either installing one for the first time or upgrading their current system. Because the needs of every laboratory is different, even in the same industry, ease of LIMS configuration is key to the successful implementation and ongoing usability of any LIMS solution.

North Pole Lab Selects Omega 11 as its LIMS

With extensive research on different recording systems and professional experience, Alaska Analytical Laboratory's Laboratory Director found that Khemia’s Omega 11 Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is the best for her small business needs.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

09/08/2015 - Request for Proposal - Case Management System

Case Management System (CMS) for the Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department
 Recent News

09/22/2015 - Robert Benz, of Khemia Sofware will be chairing the 2016 NEMC Session on LIMS

Robert Benz, of Khemia Software/, will be chairing the 2016 NEMC Session on LIMS. NEMC is a dedicated conference on environmental monitoring and is well attended by both commercial, State and Federal laboratories across the US.

09/17/2015 - Tute Genomics and Genatak Partner to Make Big Data Genomics Accessible to Clinical Labs Throughout Middle East

Tute Genomics, a leader in clinical sequencing informatics and genomic interpretation technology, today announced a commercial partnership with Genatak, a leading center for genomic medicine in the Middle East.

09/17/2015 - ChemWare LLC, a Dohmen Company, announced today the launch of HORIZON LIMS® v12.

ChemWare LLC, a Dohmen Company, announced today the launch of HORIZON LIMS® v12. The Version 12 release completes the second phase of a multimillion dollar technology upgrade of the company's flagship product, an enterprise-class laboratory information management system designed for mission-critical laboratories.

09/16/2015 - RURO Announces the Release of Sciency® ELN v5

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider announces the release of Sciency® ELN version 5—electronic laboratory notebook software with tools for data capture, organization, search, communications, and coordination of laboratory data.

09/16/2015 - Parabon Snapshot™ DNA Phenotyping Featured on TNT Real-life Crime Show 'Cold Justice'

Parabon) announced today use of the company's Snapshot ™ DNA Phenotyping Service on TNT's real-life crime series Cold Justice. In the Season 3 episode entitled Justice Served, which aired on 4 September, special guest host John Walsh reviewed new forensic technologies being used on the show, including Snapshot, which he called "a fantastic breakthrough."

09/16/2015 - Sparta Systems Announces Addition of Infinity to its Partner Program

Sparta Systems, Inc., today announced the addition of Infinity, a Stamford Technology Solutions Company, to its partner network. Infinity, with operations in the United States, Canada and India, has invested heavily in developing intellectual property in drug safety, enterprise quality management, regulatory, compliance and lean value chain optimization for biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies of various sizes.
 Upcoming Events

10/28/2015 - FSEA 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session

Florida Society of Environmental Analysts 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session - FSEA brings both public and private laboratories together with industry leaders and regulatory agencies, and in doing so, offers laboratory vendors the unique opportunity to reach both managerial and technical lab staff.

09/28/2015 - ASHI 41st Annual Meeting - American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

Make plans now to attend at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Centerin Savannah, Georgia for ASHI’s 41st Annual Meeting! 900+ attendees will convene to listen to comprehensive state-of-the-art updates, expand their knowledge on the latest findings in histocompatibility and Immunogenetics while reconnecting with colleagues.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the editor. Do get your free copy at: We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


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