April 06, 2016      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 14, Issue 14


In This Issue

 Event Focus

APRIL 12 - 13, 2016: Compound Management in Industry and Academia Conference

The SLAS Conference on Compound Management in Industry and Academia will assemble key individuals who share the aims of providing their organizations the right compound at the right time and in the best possible quality, to allow the generation of meaningful screening, pharmacological, toxicological or ADME profiling data.

APRIL 19 - 20, 2016: 2016 Paperless Lab Academy

The Paperless Lab Academy is the ideal learning platform, for those considering consolidating, integrating and simplifying laboratory data management systems.

MAY 17 - 20, 2016: [inform] 2016

May 17 -20, 2016 | Lisbon, Portugal | [inform] 2016 [inform] 2016 is Waters Premier Informatics Users’ Conference for communicating and collaborating directly with Waters’ software partners and users in the pharmaceutical, environmental, food and chemical industries. The agenda features innovative solutions for laboratory data management. Learn how you can maximize the value of your Waters' software.

Sample Receipt Checklist

When logging in samples, laboratories must verify the conditions under which the samples were received. The most efficient way to do this is a checklist within the LIMS. This not only helps automate the process, it also records the checklist automatically, adding to the necessary paper trail for audits.

Top 4 Reasons LIMS Implementations Fail

Implementing a new LIMS can be a huge challenge. There are so many aspects to consider and moving parts to manage that LIMS implementations can and sometimes do fail.
 Recent News

04/06/2016 - Veronica Ponce de Leon joins Genohm

Veronica Ponce de Leon joins Genohm as Vice President of the US branch Genohm Inc. to lead the development of its business in the States.

04/05/2016 - CloudLIMS Accelerates Research in Clinical Testing and Diagnostics

CloudLIMS announces the release of a new version of its flagship product, BioTracer, an advanced sample management software, to accelerate research in clinical testing and diagnostic laboratories.

04/05/2016 - Illumina Introduces BaseSpace® Informatics Suite to Accelerate Genomic Data Analysis for Sequence Labs

today introduced BaseSpace® Suite, the most complete suite of genomics software tools and solutions to facilitate precision medicine and genomics research. First Cloud-based, Sample-to-Answer Informatics Infrastructure to Enable Precision Medicine

04/05/2016 - Cloud is 'the future of R&D', says IDBS at Bio-IT World

Today at Bio IT World Conference & Expo 2016, IDBS signalled its commitment to delivering its enterprise research and development (R&D) platform in the Cloud. The strategic move sees E‑WorkBook, a leading R&D platform created by scientists for scientists, available via software-as-a-service (SaaS) for organizations globally.

03/30/2016 - Best Of Both Worlds For LIMS Deployment

The Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) from Autoscribe Informatics can be deployed in a variety of ways to meet the costing and data security requirements of different users. This versatile software can be deployed either as enterprise software, or on remote servers to change the costing model. The dual web/desktop user interface provides the level of flexibility needed to accommodate most requirements.

03/30/2016 - Khemia Software will be displaying the Omega 11 LIMS at the AOCS-IAWEA-AWWA 2016 Iowa Analytical Chemistry-Industrial Pretreatment Meeting May 19th in Ankeny, IA on the DMACC Ankeny Campus.

Thursday May 19, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT, FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeney, IA 50023

03/30/2016 - The JIRA Customer Support Service Desk Platform is now Live

The new JIRA Customer Support Service Desk for SLims issues and new feature requests is now live on our web site. We have finalized the switch of our customer support from the Mantis software to the new Atlassian Service Desk platform JIRA.
 The LIMS Book

2016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics released and ready for download

2016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics released and ready for download.

limsbookOur LiMSforum group has just posted the 2016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics. The guide has increased to 43 key LIMS vendors with published software prices and a collection of product demonstrations and over 200 other LIMS, LIS, ELN & SDMS vendors. You will want to login and access the system on-line since many of the product demonstrations are on-line videos. There is a free ebook download available as well to members of this group.Please download your own copy or you can login with your Linkedin account and read the book directly on-line:http://www.limsbook.com/the-complete-guide-to-lims-laboratory-informatics-2016-edition/

 Upcoming Events

APRIL 6 - 8, 2016: 4th Annual SynBiobeta London 2016 Conference

4th Annual SynBiobeta London 2016 Conference “Connecting the Global Synthetic Biology Community”, which will be held at Imperial College London, on April 6th-8th, 2016.

APRIL 12, 2016: CrimeLab 2016

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.

MAY 18 - 20, 2016: CEM 2016 - International Conference and Exhibition on Emissions Monitoring

The CEM event brings together the International emissions monitoring community to network, trade ideas and discuss technology, methods, applications, legislation and standardisation relevant to all atmospheric pollutants which include particulates, SO2, NOx VOC, trace elements and greenhouse gases.
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